Roof Hips. A hip roof can either use ridge tile which are mortared in place or uses special tiles called hip tiles. The hip iron is fixed onto the timber and then is used to help retain the mortared ridge tile at the bottom of the ridge.
Dry fix kits are available in the marketplace that can be used generically on both hips and ridges.
What are the top tiles on a roof called?
Eaves (or Top) Tiles Short tiles used in a single course to give a double course of tiling at the eaves. A single course of short tiles is also used both sides of the ridge.
What is a hip ridge?
Hip: The hip on a roof is the intersection of two roof planes that meet to form a sloping ridge running from the peak to the eave. Hip and ridge shingles are specifically designed for this part of a roof.
What size are Marley modern roof tiles?
420mm x 330mm
Size of Tile
420mm x 330mm
75mm (22.5° and above)
9.9 tiles /m² at 75mm headlap 10.7 tiles /m² at 100mm headlap
What is a segmental Ridge?
A Marley Segmental Ridge is an half round profile ridge. Commonly used with standard profiled concrete roof tiles such as Marley Double Romans or Marley Mendips. Marley Segmental Ridges are compatible with ventilated dry ridge / hip systems and can be tradionally wet bedded with cement mortar.
What are the different types of hip tiles from Marley?
We’ve arranged our Marley concrete ridge hip tiles into handy categories below, including mortar-bedded security ridge and hip packs, third round hips and more. Do you need to talk about your project before placing your order? Feel free to call our friendly team on 01752 692760, they’ll happily help.
Which is the best concrete ridge hip tile?
Marley Concrete Ridge Hip Tiles. Marley’s superb ridges and hips offer you fantastic durability and an attractive finish. We’ve arranged our Marley concrete ridge hip tiles into handy categories below, including mortar-bedded security ridge and hip packs, third round hips and more.
When to use the Marley taper ridge system?
Correctly installed, either bedded or with Marley’s Dry Ridge System, in accordance with Marley’s recommendations, will ensure the best protection to the ridge and hip details for the design life of the building. Purpose-made hip starters should always be used at the start of each hip and edge-bedded.
What do you need to know about the Marley hip system?
Description The Marley Dry Hip System is designed to provide a totally dry fixed and weathertight hip that is fast and simple to install. Every hip unit is mechanically fixed eliminating the need for mortar completely. The system is ideal for use with the Marley Ventilated Dry Ridge System.