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How do you fix counter battens on to wood fibre sarking boards?

 
Chris Brookman
(@chris)
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Counter-battens would be fixed through the wood fibre sarking boards with long screws and require at least 40mm penetration into the timber. Also, on steeper pitches the screws can be installed at alternate angles to improve the sheer resistance of the battens. Please see the diagram here -  https://www.backtoearth.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/8.07_Sarking-board-detail_ENG.pdf

Hope that helps

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Topic starter Posted : 10/02/2021 11:35 am
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