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Re: Roof Sheathing at Ridges

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Yes, in addition to diaphragm shear forces, there is also a need to
consider uplift effects in high wind regions, for sheathing to framing
connections, and for framing to wall to foundation connections (e.g. a
complete load path is required).  APA also has recommendations for
attaching wood structural panel roof sheathing to framing; contact
help(--nospam--at)apawood.org for roof sheathing fastening recommendations in high
wind regions. The highest uplift forces occur at the ridge and eaves,
and along the end walls (e.g. around the diaphragm boundaries).
John Rose
APA (retired)
Tacoma, WA

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