Ice & Water Shield Over Roof Underlayment
I’m in North Florida. Just got a lot of my roof done (3/4 plywood to replace rotted planks). Now I’m deciding on weather to do felt or synthetic (with ice and water on the eaves and valley) , or ice and water everywhere (which is the code here). I would like something durable for hurricanes. I’m doing shingles(metal isnt in the budget). In Miami they fasten synthetic with metal cap nails and then put ice and water over that. I thought since Miami had the strictest codes for wind I would follow suit but now I’m just not sure if that’s smart. They do this also so they can remove the ice and water on repairs so it doesnt stick to the entire deck. I have a gable style roof and am adding ridge venting with continuous eave venting. Solid brick home. Which method would be best yall suppose?….I’m just so undecided. I dont want something inferior since all the trouble of putting 3/4 plywood (I just dont have the money for the metal).
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