The answer is yes. The ventilated counter batten is required for all roofs, even though the roof installation is incorporated with the so-called vapor permeable underlays. The Tapco roof tiles are the best ceramic roof tiles in Kerala, which can be installed perfectly to get that adorable look for your roofs.
Certain roofing materials like clay and concrete roof tiles will not allow the passage of air through the laps and joints. Therefore it is necessary to give sufficient ventilation on the roofs. It can be provided with a 50 mm ventilated batten cavity above and below the roof tiles. It is given in such a way that it comprises of 25 mm deep counter batten and 25 mm deep tiling batten.
The Tapco roof tiles recommend this for all kinds of roofing, in cases where there is close fitting tiles and vapor permeable underlays are given. This will minimize the risk of the process of condensation which is harmful to the roof and the moisture builds- up in the batten space.
Installing good quality roof tiles that can last for long and giving ventilated counter batten can be the best choice for your home. As the roof of your home is so important that it is the protective layer for all the living and non-living things present inside the home. If the roof is damaged there may have total damage of the house as the water enters inside through the damaged roofs and destroys the interior decorations, furniture, and electronics and maybe everything inside the house.
In case, if it is not able to install a counter batten, an underlay can be used which is a non-vapor permeable one? It can be used in a traditional way like low and high-level ventilation. The roof tiles should be properly installed and maintained for a long lasting rooftop for an adorable home. The Tapco roof tile brand had been providing the best roof tiles since years and is now the best roof tiles in Thrissur, Palakkad and other parts of south India.