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What is BOCA international building codes is the gaping of a

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what is BOCA international building codes for what is the gaping of a slat roof that is allowable to re roof before having to re sheet? illinois edition
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Home Improvement
Expert:  Rick replied 3 months ago.

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I don't understand your question. Are you talking about roof sheathing (skip sheathing)? Skip sheathing is sometimes used for wood shingled roofs.

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Rick, What I have is 1x6 slat boards for decking That have 3/8 to a half in gap. Is it BOCA code that I have to put plywood over the top to make it a nailable surface? If so I need the BOCA international code. Also I believe that you can't use 1x6's if tempetures dropp to -10 degrees
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Expert:  Rick replied 3 months ago.

A call is an additional charge. Let me know if you want to talk and I'll post an additional service offer or we can continue here. The gaps you mention are likely just normal shrinkage from the original install and not a cause for concern. There's nothing in the code that says you have to use plywood. Winter temp extremes are not an issue.

Expert:  Rick replied 3 months ago.

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