roof tiling

Roof tiling

A roof tile is a pressed or moulded tile of concrete, clay or metal fixed in rows to tile battens and lapped at the ends and sides to provide a weather tight exterior surface to roof and fascia structures. For licensing purposes, the term ‘roof tile’ does not include roofing slates, shingles or shakes or imitation roofing slates, shingles or shakes.

For licensing purposes, roof tiling is the fixing of roof tiles to exterior surface of roof and fascia structures.

Roof tiling work includes bedding and pointing of tiles, associated flashing and valley, anti-ponding board, sarking and batten installation. It also includes the installation of skylights, ventilators and the like as well as the application of protective coatings, not involving structural alteration of roof members/components, to tiled roofs.