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Posted by Fred in TX on June 12th, 2000 04:18 PM
In reply to Cedar vrs ALL other roofing shingles by Jeff Bridges on June 11th, 2000 01:27 PM [Go to top of thread]

Jeff, I'm doing a similar project and I was told the decking has to come off with the asphalt shingles because cedar requires lathing to dry. Solid plywood decking would shorten the cedar shingle life. That more than doubled the cost on my house so I couldn't go that route.

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