Third Round Hip Tiles are available in concrete or clay. Concrete colours are:
Rosemary clay colours are
Third Round Hip Tiles can be dry fixed or mortar bedded and mechanically fixed. When hip tiles are mortar bedded and mechanically fixed, use the Mortar Bedded Fixing Kit (9314).
The hip tile is available in two versions, either with or without nailholes. Use the hip tile with no nail holes when using Uni-Vent Rapid Ridge/Hip.
A Block End Hip Tile or a Hip End Cap must be used at the eaves when using dry hip systems.
Clay Capped Half Round Ridge/Hip Tiles are available for use with Hollander Clay Pantiles in Red and Brindle and Old Hollow Clay Pantiles in Vintage Blue and Vintage Red.
When Continuous Hip is used with Hollander, use Rich Terracotta Third Round Hip Tiles with Hollander Red and Terracotta Brindle Third Round Hip Tiles with Hollander Brindle.
When using Old Hollow, Hollander, Regent, Grovebury, Fenland Pantile or Landmark Double Pantile with mortar bedded and mechanically fixed ridge tiles, bed Dentil Slips in the pans of the tiles.
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Band of Builders and BMI team up for community project
When building charity Band of Builders learnt of the challenges faced by plasterer Iain Dodd’s family, it was eager to do what it could to help. Band of Builders – “run by tradespeople, for tradespeople” – aims to help members of the construction industry community when times get tough: and tough describes the Dodd’s family situation.
Ford motors on
Nine months after winning the BMI Apprentice of the Year for pitched roofing, Roofing Today caught up with Matt Ford on a roof in Hertfordshire to chat about the competition, what he’s doing now and where he sees himself in the future.