Top Ten Tips for a Tip Top Rooftop in 2012 - 12/03/2012


Learn the vital components that make up your roof.

Here is a list of the main technical terms that your roofer may mention when inspecting your property:
  1. Ridge – A ridge finishes off the roof at the top and can be mortar bedded or dry fixed. Dry-fix systems are more resilient to varying weather patterns and require very little in the way of maintenance so be sure to ask your roofer about it as an option. The ridge is essential to the ventilation of your property (see previous post on ventilation for more information) so it’s worth investigating effective, long-lasting ridge options.
  2. Valley – Just as you’d expect, this is where two slopes meet. Water runs down these junctions, which tend to be lined with fibreglass or lead to make them watertight. On a plain tile roof, special valley tiles can be used for a more traditional style.
  3. Hip – Just like a valley, this is where two slopes meet, creating a junction from which water can run away.
  4. Verges – If you look at where your roof starts and finishes at a gable wall, you’ll find your verges. Many readers will find that, if they take a look at their verges, they have been fixed with a mortar bedding but, just like ridges, dry-fix systems are available which can reduce the need for maintenance in the long run.
  5. Eaves – This is where the roof drains into the gutter and is where most water will collect. It’s important to take special care when installing or repairing eaves and make sure that any gaps under the tiles are less than 16mm, otherwise a filler will be needed to prevent any rodents or birds getting into the roof space. It should also be noted here that, if bats do manage to make their way into your roof, by law they are a protected species and you will have no right to move them.
  6. Abutments – These appear where a roof meets a wall. They are normally covered with lead flashing. A secret gutter can be used if your roof is made using interlocking flat tiles.
  7. Tiles – Finally, the most obvious part of your roof will be the roof covering, which, in the UK, is usually made of tiles often in concrete, slate or clay.
Posted: 12/03/2012 09:00:00 by Tyler | with 49 comments
Filed under: Eaves, Hip, Ridge, Tiles, Valley, Verges, Abutments
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Whilst we are not particularly familiar with construction practices in your part of the world it does not sound right if you can see daylight through the flashings. The flashing should cover the tiles by at least 6” and turn up the chimney by at least 4”. If the chimney is partway down the roof there should be a gutter at the back to drain water around the chimney.
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Hi there.I live in Falmouth Maine and I have a leak around my cnmehiy. It appears to have leadflashing around it. How can you tell if the flashing needs to be replaced. There does not seem to have any tears or holes, but each piece of flashing you can see daylight from the attic. Should I take a caulking gun and seal all those pieces up with silicone or something? I just feel like the water must be coming in around those areas when the wind drives the rain up the roof. Maybe I am wrong and there is an easier solution. I am open to any advice. Thanks.
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