Conservatory Conversion FAQs | Joining roof hips and ridge tiles

Conservatory Conversions Blog on Roof Hips and Roof Ridges

Two of our top five FAQs from customers, are in relation to Conservatory Conversions:

  1. How do we seal the ridge tiles?
  2. How do we join the ridge tiles to the roof hip?

In relation to roof hips and roof ridges converging, we don’t manufacturer a specific product as our ridge tiles can easily be cut into the desired shape and angle required for each project.

Here are a few customer examples

One customer created a quick video, showing how he had cut and shaped the ridge tiles for his conservatory conversion, to allow the hips and the roof ridge to neatly converge. With the addition of our Flexim Roof Putty, to seal the joints, it created a seamless and professional finish.
Click to play the video

Ridge Tiles and Hip sealed with Flexim Roof Putty

Conservatory Conversions | Sealing roofing joints | Flexim Roof PuttyAnother fantastic example of a customer’s conservatory conversion. If you look at the point where the ridge tiles meet the hips, the builder has used our Flexim Roof Putty. Which looks incredibly neat & professional. The builder has mixed our Flexim Roof Putty and Brown roofing granules (from our repair kits, see details further down) to blend the joints with the tiles.

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Joining the roof Hip and ridge tiles with roofing lead

Conservatory Conversions | Sealing roofing joints with roofing leadThis photo is a good example where the joint between the hip and the ridge tiles have been sealed using lead. The lead is easily worked into the desired shape, therefore giving a water-tight seal to the conservatory conversion.

Top Tip | Repair kits | Sealing & blending the Hip and ridge tile

If you are thinking of using Flexim Roof Putty to seal the tile joints. One of our recommended tips is for you to use our “Touch up kits”, giving it that professional finish.

How to use our “Touch Up Kits”

  • Select a bottle of loose granules in the colour of the tile you are using on your project
  • Mix the granules into the Flexim Roof Putty
  • Add the putty to the joints

To see more conservatory conversions, just click here and should you want to chat with us about our Lightweight Tiles, you can:

Conservatory Conversions | Roofing hips and Roof Ridges Converge

  • Call on 01594 715 777
  • Request a call back from our website
  • Ask questions via our “Need Help” function on our website

We contacted Lightweight tiles to request information on the Product The staff we very helpful and we arranged a visit to inspect the product Having given them the sizes of the conservatory that we wanted to re roof, we received a quotation for all the product to do the job. We collected the product which was shrink wrapped very well Following the installation advice on the web site it took us just 15 hours to strip off the old roof and install the new one It was very east to cut and fit the tiles All finishing end strips fit very well Any competent DIY person can do this We would recommend the product to anyone wishing to roof or re-roof any building Special Thanks to all personal for their valued assistance all through the process.We even received a credit for the few tiles that we did not use.

- Grenville S.

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