Radiant barrier plywood can easily be made yourself by simply stapling our Ultima-FOIL directly to the OSB or plywood decking during a new roof construction.
Many building supply companies offer a plywood or OSB (oriented strand board) sheathing product with a radiant barrier already laminated to one side of the board. This radiant barrier plywood is generally used for new roofing applications with the reflective siding facing into the attic space. Felt and shingles are then applied over the top of the roof decking as usual.
It's much easier for construction and roofing companies to install a radiant barrier along with a new roof this way because it combines two installation steps into one thereby saving time:
However, purchasing these pre-laminated radiant barrier plywood products are very expensive.
We offer a simple alternative to radiant barrier osb products which can easily be done yourself:
RadiantGUARD® Ultima-foil 48-inch width radiant barrier can easily be stapled to a sheet of plywood or OSB before being installed as roof decking.
Radiant barrier roof decking can easily be made yourself by simply stapling our Ultima-FOIL directly to the OSB or plywood decking during a new roof construction.
With our Ultima-FOIL, you'll create a radiant barrier roof decking that is:
If you're in the market for a new roof, encourage the roofing company you hire to purchase our Ultima-FOIL radiant barrier and staple it to their plywood decking to create a less expensive radiant barrier osb and enjoy the benefits of a cooler attic while you enjoy the savings year round.