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Slating & Tiling Tips

Slating & Tiling tips are compiled by Chris Thomas
for the Roofing Cladding & Insulation magazine
and are reproduced here with the kind permission of Unity Media Plc


Counter batten sizeTip 21: Counter batten size

Curved roofsTip 31: Curved roofs

Plain tile hips: part 1 Tip 22:Plain tile hips: part 1

Security roofTip 32: Security roof

Plain tile hips: part 2 Tip 23:Plain tile hips: part 2

GRP valley trough supportTip 33: GRP valley trough support

Fibre cement slates: Tip 24:Fibre cement slates:
verge and side abutment fixing

Fibre cement slates:Tip 34: Fibre cement slates:
verge and side abutment fixing

Eaves fascia board heightTip 25: Eaves fascia board height

Installing underlayTip 35: Installing underlay

Temporary roof coveringsTip 26: Temporary roof coverings

Conversion of plan to pitched dimensionsTip 36: Conversion of plan to pitched dimensions

Laying plain tilesTip 27: Laying plain tiles

Plain tile swept valleyTip 37: Plain tile swept valley

Roof ventilation for a cold loft spaceTip 28: Roof ventilation for a cold loft space

Verge Construction: part 1Tip 38: Verge Construction: part 1

Interlocking tiles – side abutmentTip 29: Interlocking tiles – side abutment

Verge Construction: part 2Tip 39: Verge Construction: part 2

Installing ventilation tilesTip 30: Installing ventilation tiles

Verge Construction: part 3Tip 40: Verge Construction: part 3