New Construction or Repairs
Battens Plus plastic roof battens
are used on new construciton
projects or in use on tile roof
repairs. BattenUPTM roof battens are the best option for increasing the life of the roof by providing drainage, ventilation and decreased mold and mildew concerns
Using Typical Wood Battens
Trapped water can cause major
structural damage. If the
battens allow water to pond,
moisture will penetrate through
leaks and nail holes. Water
can get under the roof system.
Depending on the severity of the
leak, roof sheathing and
underlayment will rot, follwed by
damage to the interior of the
structure. Eventually, mold
may appear and continue to grow.
Moisture intrusion is one of the
leading causes of structural damage.
Dry rot, mold and mildew problems
are caused when the building
envelope is not properly drained or
Problems at Gables
Water can get under the rake tiles.
It then gets caught on the battens
and travels inward:
Repaired with BattenUpTM