Also referred to as “battens”, strapping are small boards run horizontally across the roof. They are 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.…