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Old 02-03-2007, 07:21 AM   #1
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zinc or copper roof mildew protection


How are zinc (or copper) strips installed to provide mildew protection? How wide are the strips? Do you lay a strip under the ridge shingles with a bit of the metal exposed? How are they nailed?

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yes, as you described. they are tacked then nailed with the ridge. if youre using copper, be sure to use copper nails.

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these zinc strips are completely ineffective unless applied every 4 0r 5 courses.a foot wide galvanized ridgecap works great but really ugly.
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