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I need to know what the 2015 ibc codes are in the san

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I need to know what the 2015 ibc codes are for sheeting in the san Antonio area what is the minimum size decking for roofs
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Home Improvement
Expert:  Rick replied 4 months ago.

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The thickness of the roof deck sheathing is not specified in the 2015 IBC for asphaplt shingles.

1507.2.1 states (only)
Asphalt shingles shall be fastened to solidly sheathed decks.

The requirement may vary for other roofing materials.

Standard good pratice is 5/8" plywood or OSB.

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