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    Roof join using ridge tiles


    My neighbour has had a new roof. Previously our tiles were tied together. They have said her roof is higher so have used ridge tiles to cover the gap. Is this allowed? All other houses in the road are tied together even with a new roof.

    Asked by Nicola on 17th Feb 2022
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    Skyline Roofing

    "Yes this would be ok it actually a fairly common way of tying together."

    Answered on 18th Feb 2022 - Member since Jan 2022 - report
    Apex guttering and roofing

    "Yes this is allowed but there is over alternatives such as doing the"

    Answered on 17th Feb 2022 - Member since Feb 2022 - report
    Tg roofing

    "As long as they have used soakers in between each course of tiles. But the centenary will fail so a bonding strip might have been a better option"

    Answered on 17th Feb 2022 - Member since Feb 2022 - report
    g bone painting&decorating

    "Should be tiled together. Especially since the roof was tiled together in the first place."

    Answered on 3rd Mar 2022 - Member since Jan 2021 - report
    Darren Rogers Traditional roofing specialists

    "The correct way to join two separate roofs using different tiles is to use a fibreglass bonding gutter, if the tiles are the same there is no reason not to tie in with the existing ones. You should never ridge vertically on slates as water will track underneath and will definitely leak."

    Answered on 6th Mar 2022 - Member since Feb 2022 - report
    CN services

    "Seems like they have changed the profile of roof covering so should have come under building control"

    Answered on 7th Mar 2022 - Member since Mar 2022 - report
    Coastal roofing

    "There’s a couple of options this being one. Also could have used a grp joining strip. Can’t understand why the roofs are different heights now? Unless they are different tiles or one roof is slate"

    Answered on 22nd Feb 2022 - Member since Dec 2021 - report
    Cambridgeshire Roofing Solutions

    "You can use a fibreglass tray that separates both house tiles or you can cement the ridges together depending on if the tiles lock in together"

    Answered on 17th Feb 2022 - Member since Apr 2020 - report
    Rdc property maintenance

    "Hi my name is Rob and I own RDC Property maintenance, to be honest, your ridges should still match up even with your neighbour having a new roof unless the trajectory of the roof has been changed I.e new wooden trusses fitted"

    Answered on 17th Feb 2022 - Member since Aug 2019 - report
    Platinum roofing

    "We would never use ridge tiles if the new roof is higher or a different tile type we would use a bonding strip between the two roofs this also acts as a water channel/ valley"

    Answered on 25th Mar 2022 - Member since Mar 2022 - report

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