Verify that the tile overhangs the end of the batten by two inches.
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Drive a 10d nail at the base of the clay tile into the batten.
Working with roof tiles is a lot easier when you know a couple of basic tricks.
If it is a hip roof allow about a tab width to overhang onto the next section of roof at the hip to help strengthen the joint there.
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Fired roof tiles occur from as early as the 3rd millennium bc in the early helladic house of the tiles in lerna greece.
As you roll out the underlay keep the bottom edge of the material aligned with the edge of the eave but above any metal or synthetic edging that may cover the borders of the eave.
Set the last batten at the ridge so that the ridge tiles will overlap the top course of tiles by at least 75mm.
Their tab slots should not line up with the tab slots of the starter course if there are any.
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Set out the first second and all the rest of slates on a pitched roof.
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Continue this process to the 5th row then begin the same process as the first row beginning with a full shingle and a chalk mark.
Tiled roofs first replaced thatched roofs in ancient mesopotamia.
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Repeat all of the way to the ridge.
Setting out up the roof gauge set the first batten at eaves to allow the tails of the eaves course tiles to overhang the fascia by 40 to 45mm ie.
Position the first roll of underlayment at one side of the roof perpendicular to the lower edge the eave of the roof.
Just short of the centre of the gutter.
Although house models from indus valley civilization show that the houses were flat roofed harappan sites such as alamgirpur dated 2600 2200 bce provide evidence of roof tiles.
Position the first tile on the batten with the crown facing up and center the tile from side to side.
Nail the shingles just above the tab slots.
Cut and install shingles rip cut the shingles for the first course so they butt up against the third course of existing shingles and are even with the front edge of the starter course.