What are the advantages of using a dry fixed ridge system?

Dry fix (or dry roofing) systems offer a number of advantages over the traditional method of using mortar bedding. These include;

  • Allows all weather installation, whereas mortar cannot be installed in wet weather
  • Essentially maintenance free
  • Overcomes problems associated with mortar such as cracking and loss of ridges in high winds.
  • Provides full mechanical fixing of all components to resist highest wind speeds ever likely to occur.
  • Provides continuous ventilation along the ridge – this is particularly useful in many modern buildings where the use of insulation between or above the rafter precludes the use of traditional ridge vents.
  • Provides a consistent attractive finish.