Decking/Sheathing Case Study

DonanEngineering Articles, Commercial & Residential Roofing, Forensic Engineer, Forensic Engineering, Hail and Wind, Structural Damage & Collapse

Code Compliant, Warranty Void In a recent assignment from an insurer, the instructions started with: “[We] have determined the roof is a total loss due to hail damage and we have written an estimate to replace the roof.” However, the contractor countered, as described here by the insurance company: The roof decking is 1″ x 8″ (1×8) planks. The insured’s …