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Thread: Using home Depot 2x6s for roof decking

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    LHBA Member John17three's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by loghousenut View Post
    That same kit builder says that for an extra fee you can get the bigger, better, 8" option for your wall thickness.

    I say stick with 2x6 even if your Inspector says you don't need it.
    I knew better than to use the "k-word" lol ;-)
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    LHBA Member BoFuller's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by John17three View Post
    Depends on your snow load. SW Missouri isn't too bad. I've been told by local kit builder just to use 3/4 t&g. Still going with the thicker stuff.
    3/4???
    I have crows big enough that they would come crashing down through the roof if I used 3/4. We have rains hard enough to break through 3/4.


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    Quote Originally Posted by BoFuller View Post
    3/4???
    I have crows big enough that they would come crashing down through the roof if I used 3/4. We have rains hard enough to break through 3/4.


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    You guys and your overbuilding. Sheesh!

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