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Old 28-Mar-2012, 11:20 PM   #1
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Techshield foil-backed OSB roof decking

My wife and I are building a home in Alabama, and I chose to incorporate Techshield foil backed roof decking. The foil is on the surface inside the attic. How will the foil affect attic antenna performance?
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Old 28-Mar-2012, 11:47 PM   #2
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The foil will block most if not all of the RF signals (radio, TV, satellite, etc.) from penetrating the roof deck. That attic will be a very unlikely place to find successful reception.
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