The roof tiling starts!
Things are really moving forward now as the real task of tiling starts!
morning a rather large lorry arrived at the gate.
Val de Seine tiles and the following quantities were delivered:
Eave tiles: 440
Tile & half: 330
Valley tiles: 56
Bonnet tiiles: 22
Ridge tiles 37
a pile of tiles!
job is to stack the tiles on the roof ready for laying.
the style of the old roof, an uplift at the edge of the roof is required.
this upside-down tiles are laid at the edge.
starts on the side roof.
the tiles to fit.
front is pretty much done.
the valley tiles on the new hip roof.
hip roof starts to look pretty good.
are laid up to the edge ready for the fitting of the hip tiles.
proceeds around the back of the house.
valley at the back of the house is tiled.
eave on the back of the house.
progress is made today.
bonnets are temporarily laid out on a back corner.
these tiles did not take too long.
shows the short eave tiles ready to be capped with the ridge tiles.
view of the partially tiled new hip roof looking down.
the tiles are stored on the roof before tiling begins.
apex of the main roof - this quite high up!
down from the apex of the roof.
tiling of the back of the garage roof begins.