Small boards run horizontally across the trusses of a structure. Typically spaced a specified distance apart one from the next and then the metal panels are installed over them.


Comparison Photo Metal Roof Installed to Roof Deck vs Wood Battens.

Why Batten Mounted Metal Roofing is a Poor Choice

Many batten mount products are batten mounted because of their inferior design. In other words, the design of the product requires it to be installed on battens. Battens for them are not really a good thing though they try to spin it that way.…
Metal Shingle Installation

Metal Roofing Decking, Battens and Underlayment

There are two general choices when it comes to the substrate that is used beneath metal roofing. The choice is between installing the metal roofing panels over battens or over solid decking. This blog article will look at both options. Some…