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jlberkeley 09-11-2010 12:52 PM

30# felt paper for ply?
Hey folks,
I know this is probably a stupid question, but I have a bunch of 30# felt paper left over from an old project. can I use this as a "ply" for a built up roof?

OldNBroken 09-11-2010 07:27 PM

Well, you can do anything you want but felt and glass-ply are two totally different animals.

federer 09-14-2010 01:12 AM

is felt usually used as a base sheet?

Grumpy 09-14-2010 07:28 AM

I've seen it done, but never ever read a specification by a manufacturer or trade association saying you should do it.

Grumpy 09-14-2010 07:30 AM

Wait a minute... Hot tar do it yourself? Seriously reconsider that thought process, there are better DIY options for low slope roofing.

federer 09-14-2010 03:43 PM

thanks grumpy-no i am just trying to figure out whats usually used as the base sheet. i&w shield??

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