What is a cloaked verge?

What is a cloaked verge?

The Cloaked Verge System provides high resistance to wind uplift, is maintenance-free and provides a neat finish to the verge. The system continues the tiling over the gable end using a one-piece tile unit. The system is mechanically fixed, eliminating the need for mortar bedding.

What is verge tile?

Verge Tiles They are designed to stop run-off of water to the bricks below and sustain your roof tiles during harsh winters. There are a wide range of colour choices available which makes it simple to choose verge tiles which match with the existing tiles on your roof, perfect for repairs or for a brand new roof.

What does nail sick mean?

Nail sickness is a term used primarily with iron nails which are used to fix roofing slates. As iron nails age, they corrode resulting in slate becoming dislodged, broken and loose.

What is a verge system?

Dry verge systems are a simple, effective way of securely fixing concrete interlocking tiles without the need for mortar. Using dry verge caps and units gives a strong and reliable fix without mortar.

What do you call the tiles on the edge of a roof?

Ridge – These are the tiles that run along the top of your roof. These are generally concrete or clay. Hips – These are similar to the ridge bit they run down the roof from the top to the bottoms corners. These are generally concrete or clay.

What are ridge tiles?

What is the purpose of roof ridge tiles? A roof ridge is that horizontal line that serves as the intersection of two roof planes. Roof ridge tiles are used to make that. Since most of this type of tool is made up of clay or slate, they can be used to keep out the rain. It also protects the roof from heat and wind.

Is Dry Verge better than mortar?

The most obvious advantage is durability, the plastic verge caps should last you a minimum of 10 years and require very little maintenance in comparison with sand/cement mortar. In effect you won’t need to worry about your roof leaking in or any pesky birds, bees or wasps nesting in your roof!

Why do we need verge Undercloak?

The undercloak should be installed at the correct level to ensure that the line of the tiling is maintained where it passes over the wall. Where slates or plain tiles are used the verge should project 38mm to 50mm beyond the gable wall or bargeboard.