What are the edging tiles on a roof called?

The edge of a pitched roof as it meets the gable end is called a verge. Tiles on the verge are often mortared to prevent rain and wind from getting underneath the tiles.

What is a verge Undercloak?

A core component of any roofing project, undercloak is a strong tile or fibre cement strip that is fixed at the roof verge, beneath the battens. This will provide an effective underlayer to support a bed of mortar and allow for mortar adhesion, whilst also offering a clean finish to the verge detail.

Are roof tiles better than slates?

Tiles are definitely a cheaper solution that come in a greater variety of colours and patterns, while slate has increased longevity and is perfect for bringing out a more rustic quality of your home. Whichever one you choose, however, they’re both solid choices worthy of your investment!

What is the difference between drip edge and flashing?

The drip edges main function on the eaves is to help the water drip over the roof, away from the facia and into the gutters. The metal flashing has a small metal flange that wicks water back to make a drip around the flange and into the gutter where it can be diverted away from the roof.

What kind of roof tiles does Marley make?

From traditional to modern, handmade to precision-made, the Marley range of roof tiles offers unlimited design versatility, coupled with excellent performance. Our collection of clay roof tiles and concrete roof tiles includes pantiles, flat and interlocking designs and products that mimic natural slate.

What are the advantages of using Marley’s Edgemere concrete roof tiles?

Advantages of using Marley’s Edgemere concrete roof tiles: Size of Tile 420mm x 330mm Minimum Pitch 22.5° Smooth (75mm headlap) 17.5° Smooth Maximum Pitch 90° Minimum Headlap 75mm (22.5°and above) 100mm (below 22.5° Maximum Gauge 345mm

What is the minimum pitch for a Marley modern roof?

Tried, tested and trusted, the Marley Modern has become a staple product for roofers over many years 17.5° minimum pitch available for smooth finish tiles; granular finish tiles have a higher minimum pitch requirement Interested in an affordable upgrade?

How long does a Marley roof system last?

What’s more, a complete Marley Roof System comes with a 15 year guarantee for further security and peace of mind. Take a look at our full range of roof fittings and accessories.

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