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How to tack up 2″ rigid foam under rafters?

Nick H | Posted in General Questions on

It sounds like people use cap nails…but I can only find them in a 2″ length (at most).
Are there longer nails available? Or am I missing a key step in installing the foam boards?

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    Martin Holladay | | #1

    Nick,
    Simplex sells cap nails up to 8 inches long:
    http://www.simplexnails.com/InsulationCapDataSheet.html

  2. Nick H | | #2

    Thanks
    Any chance t2.5"+ are sold at brick and mortar stores?
    I was hoping to find something locally.

  3. Nick H | | #3

    Found some locally!

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