Roofing – Slating

Roofing – Slating

In this video you will see how slates are secured,
how lead is used to construct a valley,
and how ridge tiles are installed Slates are laid in alternating rows to ensure that
the roof acts as a one complete unit,
similar to how a block wall is constructed Slates are secured to the row below them using
copper disc rivets, and are also being secured to
the wooden battens using nails Here we see how lead is used to seal up
the valley of a common roof As lead is highly malleable, it is easily moulded
into the required profile Lead is also used to seal the roof around
a chimney. The lead is secured to the blocks,
then plastered over as seen Once the slate or tiles have been secured,
the lead flashing can then be unfolded
and moulded into place The lead in a valley is laid in strips,
this allows the lead to expand and contract,
depending on the weather As soon as the valley has been finished,
slating can continue once again Slates are laid in rows, starting at the eaves.
Note the double batten near the eaves, these
are used to secure a row of ‘undereaves’ slates Eaveslates ensure that rain water will not seep
through the joints of the bottom row of slates
and enter the roof Slates are measured and cut to suit
the valley of the particular roof Eaveslates are normal slates which are
shortened on-site and are secured
to the battens as normal Two rows of eaveslates are installed before
a full-length slate can be fitted in place An aluminium flashing is also used to overlap
the slate at verge level to ensure the
roof remains water-tight Vents are installed to supply ventillation to the
attic-space to prevent a build-up of moisture Vents help to prevent wood-rot in the
roof structure by allowing moisture in
the attic space to escape Vents are installed in the same way as slates,
by securing them to the battens underneath Once all slates are in place, the ridge tiles can
be installed. Ridge tiles overlap the slates and
prevent water from entering the roof structure Ridge tiles are secured to the
ridge board as shown The roof is now complete

Comments (100)

  1. Mm por eso se mete al agua ninguna garantía cubre eso

  2. Very beautiful and professional ! Thanks

  3. Зачем такие трудности

  4. Slating it wrong bottom slates wrong

  5. damn the "experts" are really chiming in on this video. I'll tell you exactly why. Because that roof looks damn good.

  6. Que material é esse ?

  7. Что за крыша? Как называются эти панели?

  8. What type of slate is that?

  9. So with this kind of roofing you have to make a nail hole in everyone of the slates giving rainwater a way to get inside over time. and on top of that you can NEVER walk on that roof for anything. NO THINKS!

  10. Wow, that's really awesome and amazing..

  11. Legal muito bom👍👍

  12. Fantástico….saudações do Brasil.

  13. What's name/production of the roofing material?

  14. Using code 4 lead should be code 5 lead Cowboys

  15. Як називається таке покриття?

  16. Esos pinches plasticos estan chidos!. Como se llama el material??

  17. Music junked video

  18. I'am sorry to say this, but the valley looks like shit.

  19. is that a guy or a f**** girl with a sweater wrapped around his ass

  20. Что это материал

  21. 2:24 – "Hey Patrick, where have you hidden my marker-pencil? Come on, stop messing around, it was here a moment ago."

  22. Вот видно по ком звенит колокол; о ком плачет тюрьма и кладбище! Позор горе-кровельщикам!

  23. без контры делают позорники!

  24. Диванмастер подкорректируют )) как не старайся😂

  25. #MhanuXR  #akarisida #Insektisida #pestisida #insecticide #pesticide

  26. did he really just nail through the two layers of lead

  27. Lead should go up and over upstanding on side of valley. Torrential rain and snow can be drawn in

  28. Жаль что это не солнечные панели (типа от Илона Маска черепица ) ))))))))

  29. Where are the ´slates´ ? All I saw were cheap ´eternits´.

  30. Lead valleys ! What !? What local building control authourity permits lead to be used !? Lead is a cumulative poison and must not be allowed to pollute the ground water system. Was this filmed in the´third world´ ?

  31. Неправильная крыша она совсех шелей будет течь

  32. Им только тетрис играть

  33. Video showing good job. But ears killing music is really trouble.

  34. Все такие умные!сами кроме шифера не хуя не делали

  35. Много грязи на мембране, на ендове нет загиба верхней кромки вовнутрь. Вентзазор отсутствует. Кровельная дранка прикольная, но сильным ветром мне кажется ее может поднять.

  36. Не понятно

  37. time to slate the slater lol never use them spanish / chinese slates , i bet if you look at it long enough one will break ha

  38. 2:50 is wrong lol hjahahah

  39. Конденсат в дерево впитается , а нижний гвоздь добавит водички)Дебилоиды!

  40. How much American dollar would it do a 1600 square foot house

  41. Это нова технология.

  42. Roof needs to be counter batterned with those slates and you've done the valley wrong

  43. Code 4 lead shouldnt b used for chimneys dodgy roofers

  44. Музыка дрянь.

  45. Пишите суки по русски!

  46. Nice…very a hurricane comes and blow the entire roof off. CONCRETE ROOF PEOPLE…

  47. Va remplacer une ardoise après..

  48. Очередная ерунда! И стоимость наверно зашкаливает. Розвод на деньги.

  49. So much wrong with this video…

  50. Интересно что это такое.?что за материал и сколько стоит.?

  51. Загните гвоздик …

  52. Fuk all that looks exspensive yea it might last forever nothing ever does but yea looks hella exspensive

  53. Лучше чем гибкая битумная черепица еще ничего не придумали.

  54. На такую крышу потом не заберёшься в случае чего (антенну поставить, ремонт произвести) не удобно, скользко.

  55. Надо было тратуарной 50 х 50!

  56. Диванные эксперты продолжайте стелить свой шифер.

  57. Brilliant job. Thumbs up, I do the valleys exactly the same. If it was a very steep roof I probably wuld curl the lead over but no call to there. Had to laugh one comment on he said the timber wasn't treated.

  58. Czemu marnuje się tyle materiału

  59. Best Damn Roofer does it better.

  60. leak city.. wtf is with those vents?? and straight led valleys??? wonder how the yard looks all led toxicated… owen corning arcs would of looked better, went 10x faster, all around better roofing system… jmo

  61. Obróbka na końcu ?Professional !!!

  62. 비오면 못 녹슬텐데….

  63. Marley Eternit slates they are.

  64. Bigggggg timmmme..he does it better

  65. vallys need whelt. there will be stains from the nails.slate vent put in wrong

  66. 5 months to finished

  67. Exposed nails no bueno

  68. 직접 견학가서 시공기술배워보고싶은데 절차 어떴게되나요? 한국사람이고 현재 징크업 하고있습니다

  69. Is this job dangerous?

  70. Happy cunts. Init.

  71. The "German-Way"

  72. Cant beat a good bit of slating you should check out how the Germans do it if you don't already know first class slating done by them the slating I do is so simple compared to real slating

  73. Awesome video, great way of explaining how to put slate on a roof! We would be happy to assist in any future projects supplying your slate!

  74. At the start he's putting the tiles on upside down you shouldn't be able to see any nails

  75. Bravo beau boulot

  76. Красиво смотрится, подойдёт для теплого, сухого климата. Для Москвы не подходит. Влага где нибудь просочится, мороз влагу расширит, цикл за циклом больше. Если герметик, то можно. Дорого. Но красиво. При наличии денег можно. Молодцы.

  77. That piano players going to wear those two keys out!..

  78. In Britain we have slightly different regulations but they all play a part to the same end a good roof

  79. Why are they calling those Trex shingles slate? They tell us a slate roof is good for a century. But I also want to know how long that vinyl material their using lasts.

  80. Без контробрещетки ,обрешетка в течении 8-10лет превращается в труху.

  81. I hate slate… Years down the road you have razor sharp ninja stars falling on ppls heads… High winds branch comes down and you have ninja stars ready to pierce your jugular.

  82. El polo esta prohibido en tuberías y tejados por que contamina las aguas y es un veneno muy peligroso.

  83. parabéns a todos

  84. Что за материал. ? Свинец?

  85. How does the water not just find its way in the seams and go under all those?

  86. Даешь дырок много и разных 🙂

  87. I came to see if there's an easier and quicker way to use these. There is…by roughing the fucking out of it 😳. That bottom course and vent was terrible.

  88. Lol. Looks like dog shit. Poor. Workmanship.
    Hope these terds give a lifetime gurantee on work done.
    Homeowner is a fucking retard for. Letting this. Company do work on their home

  89. what,s name of this type kewlu plz tell me

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