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Old 10-18-2011, 04:09 PM  
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Can I install 12" x 12" ridge caps over my worn, existing 8"w x 12" ridge caps?......Thank you

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Old 10-18-2011, 06:54 PM  
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Originally Posted by mmcelroy1 View Post
Can I install 12" x 12" ridge caps over my worn, existing 8"w x 12" ridge caps?......Thank you
Can you? Sure you can. Would I reccomend it? No! Remove the old capping and install the new ones.
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And why would you want to? There never going to stay stuck down and will soon fail.
Since you going to be taking them off, why not add a ridge vent and this time pay a little more and use the thicker ridge caps. There 3 times thicker then just cheaping out and using 3 tab shingle cap.
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