I acquired a house with a history? Indeed the original owner, now deceased, did e everything he knew about hammers and nails, I know far less, since i’m a retired electrician. Still, I own this with pride, as of yesterday, hmmmm! The roof is a 36″ wide panel metal roof @ 5/12 in the NC foothills. The metal is installed on horizontally mtd. 1 x 4s, now approx. 12 years old, and no sheeting or underlayment. It passed inspection back then! He was building it by hand by himself, and its 2 x 6 stick framed on 16″ center truss. Exceptionally well built or so it seems to me? Anyway, building inspector says i need to remove metal and install OSB and underlayment, WTH… huge cost to me suddenly, its Christmas, and no 2nd stimulus it seems? He seems rather ambiguous about the code which mandates this, so my question is do I have to, or is there an alternative, I’m thinking there is! I did a bit of research and decided to run the simple styraphon air deflectors from soffits to ridge vents to move any condensate to soffits, IKR, I have no idea what I’m doing!! I’m planning on sealing the sheetrock after reading this, but?
Help Please! Do I have to remove the existing installation, is it ok with
the styrofoam batts as is, I’m a complete rookie, need help! Thanks
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