Roof coverings

This film describes the evolution of materials used to cover pitched roofs and explains current practice for both single and double lap coverings.

  • Materials; thatch, natural slate, stone slate, plain tiles, interlocking tiles
  • Felt and battens, ventilation
  • Modern interlocking tiling
  • Ridges, verges, eaves, flashings etc.

DVD, WMV, Flash, Quicktime 30 mins

Copyright UWE, Bristol 1999; updated 2006

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