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Roof sarking for shed

Discussion in 'Renovation & Home Improvement' started by Hodge, 21st Sep, 2015.

  1. Hodge

    Hodge Well-Known Member

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    Hi everyone, just after some advice.

    I am in the process of building a shed (8m X 3.6m). It will have colour bond sheeting for the sides and roof. Height will be 2500mm high and a flat roof.

    Is it worth while installing sarking underneath the corrugated roof sheets to minimise heat in summer? Or is their a better product to use? The shed won't be lined from inside so anything I use will be seen (hence the reason I can't use pink batts)

    Thank you
     
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  4. Hodge

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    Thank you @PJ1 and @WestOz both good products and better than ordinary sarking.
     
  5. Roundhogg

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    Hey mate,

    I used ametalin thermal break(can't remember if it was 6.5 or 8mm) on all walls/roof on my 7mx6m shed and it's as cool as my house during summer. It's about $250 a roll at bunnings and it took just over 3 rolls to do the shed. So it's not cheap, but I couldn't imagine not doing it. Especially after spending 2mins in my mates uninsulated shed just around the corner - hot as hell!
    It's installed between the frame and sheeting. I don't have a whirly bird either.
     
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    Scott No Mates Well-Known Member

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    I'd agree with @PJ1 - anticon with fibreglass or a foam insulator should do the trick - otherwise you end up with a hot tin shed.
     
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