Roof ridge tiles look messy

Discussion in 'Builders' Talk' started by devmonkey, Jan 14, 2023.

  1. devmonkey

    devmonkey New Member

    My builder started replacing the last bit of the roof today with 6 ridge tiles. He pointed them out to me via a Velux and commented that he doesn't like the new regs as they look a bit all over the place.

    I've done and search and it doesn't seem to be a common problem so wonder if he's doing it right or if there is a trick? It's awkward as he's a mate and he's done a brilliant job of everything else so far. He's probably right and the pics from the web are all new roofs?

    Thanks for pointers before Monday if possible.
  2. qwas123

    qwas123 Screwfix Select

    Post pics for pointers.
  3. stevie22

    stevie22 Screwfix Select

    Are they dry fix? Call me old fashioned but I don't think they look as good as mortar bedded.
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  4. devmonkey

    devmonkey New Member

  5. Abrickie

    Abrickie Screwfix Select

    Someone has not fitted the extra timbers for the dry fix :(
  6. devmonkey

    devmonkey New Member

    Ah "extra timbers" - is there anywhere I can find this please?
    Is this what is missing - ie the brackets (from about 4 minutes)?
  7. Abrickie

    Abrickie Screwfix Select

    Have a look at the second video about 3 minutes in, compare the installation of the membrane to the mess on your roof :(
  8. devmonkey

    devmonkey New Member

    Thanks, it's not awful so I've passed on that video and will leave it to him. He's a good fella and will correct it if it's wrong I'm sure

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