How do you fit fake slate roof tiles?

How do you fit fake slate roof tiles?

How To Install a Faux Slate Roof

  1. Step 1: Assess the Roof Condition. Before ripping off shingles, Mark takes advantage of his rooftop location to tighten up loose cables.
  2. Step 2: Remove Existing Shingles.
  3. Step 3: Install Drip-Edge and Paper.
  4. Step 4: Install the Shingles.
  5. Step 5: Install Flashing.

How do you put out roof battens?

Battens should be fixed to rafters set at centres not more than 600mm apart. They should span at least three rafters and be at least 1.2m long. No more than one in four battens should be joined over one truss for gauges over 200mm.

Does a slate roof need battens?

Slates should always be installed double lap. Concrete slates require 38x25mm batten for 450mm joist spans and 50x25mm batten for 600mm joist spans. Timber shingles and shakes will need a timber batten size of 38x25mm for spans up to 450mm, and 50x25mm for 600mm spans.

How much should slate tile overlap?

On a slate roof this is the critical overlap and is necessary to prevent water penetration and leakage. The roof pitch typically relates to the required head lap as follows: 20 degrees: 115 mm minimum head lap. 25 degrees: 85 mm.

How do you set up battens for roof tiles?

How do you use a slate hook?

Typically, slate hooks attach to the batten by a spike at the upper end, which is driven into the batten or a hook that wraps around the batten. The use of wrap hooks is not recommended. Only “spike-end” or nail-in hooks are permissible under BS 5534.

How do I attach slate to wall?

The Answer. It is recommended that you use a ‘flexible’ cementitious wall tile adhesive when applying slate tiles to a wall, this is especially important when installing slate tiles onto plasterboard or a studded wall.

What is the product specification for Cambrian slate?

Product specification. As there is no British Standard for Cambrian Slate, it has been designed to meet the relevant performance requirements of BS 5534:2003: Code of practice for slating and tiling (including shingles) and has been awarded British Board of Agrément certificate No. 87/1907.

How do you fix Cambrian slate?

Cambrian Slate Fixing Instructions Battens should finish approximately 50mm short of the outside edge of the brickwork or barge board. Undercloak strip should be fixed in the normal manner.

What size rafter for Redland Batten slates?

Batten Size Rafter centres up to 450mm 38 x 25mm Rafter centres up to 600mm 50 x 25mm Fixing Clips Eaves, Verge & Slate Clips Nail Size for Slates#45 x 3mm (A/A) 45 x 3.35mm (S/S) Number of Slates/Pallet 216 Colour

Do Cambrian slates need to be nailed down?

There is only one recommended fixing specification for Cambrian Slates – they must be twice nailed and clipped using proprietary nails and clips. In addition, verge clips are required for every verge, raking valley cut and rooflight abutment.