Shed roof -- what to do on the ridge

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Old 04-26-13, 09:37 AM
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Shed roof -- what to do on the ridge

Hi,

I'm building a pitched shed roof. It's just under 45 degrees with a ridge down the middle. I'm using 18mm OSB3, which I'm going to cover with heavy duty roofing felt. When I attach the boards on to the roof it seems to me like I'm going to be left with a "v" shaped dip along the length of the ridge between the edges of the boards on each side. Can I just felt over that, or do I need to fill it somehow?

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Old 04-26-13, 09:50 AM
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You do not need to fill that "V". If you have any thoughts of insulating and heating it at some point, you would want to cut those sheets back a bit, to provide for a ridge vent.
 
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The singles covering the ridge will cover that gap or V without trouble.

 
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For one thing what your showing in that picture is your missing another row of shingles on both sides of the roof.
Once there over lapped there will be no low spot.
Sure you do not want to add a ridge vent. It will make the shingles last longer and keep the inside of the building cooler in the summer.
 
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