The Dry Verge System is a crucial component in roof construction that offers a secure and weather-resistant closure for the roof’s verge. This area, where the roof tiles meet the gable wall, is prone to water and debris damage. However, with a properly fitted verge system, leaks can be prevented. Many of our clients question if a roof’s verge leaks, and the response is that a properly installed verge system should not leak. In addition, the dry verge system is compatible with most mortar or dry fixed ridge systems, as well as most interlocking, metric-sized roof tiles. At MB DIY, we provide the most durable and stylish Dry Verge System, including Dry Verge End Caps and Trims in various colours.
Installing a Verge System can be a tedious task that is best left to a skilled DIYer or a professional roofer. Before starting, it is important to make sure that the roof tiles and gable end are clean and free of debris.
Prepare the Verge End: The first step is to prepare the verge end. This involves cleaning the area and making sure it is free of any loose mortar or debris. This is important because the system will need to be securely fixed to the gable end.
Fix Starter Kit/PK: The next step is to fit the dry verges to the correct length. The end cap is typically made from uPVC and is designed to fit over the gable end. The length of the end cap will depend on the length of the gable end and the roof tiles, so it is important to measure carefully.
Cut the uPVC Dry Verge: The uPVC Verge will need to be cut to the correct length and bent to the correct angle. This is to ensure that the system fits snugly over the roof tiles and gable end. The length of the verge will depend on the length of the gable end and the roof tiles, so it is important to measure carefully.
Fit the Dry Verge End Cap: Once the end cap has been cut to the correct length, it can be fitted to the gable end. The end cap is designed to fit over the gable end, and it is typically secured in place with screws.
Snap the uPVC Dry Verge onto the End Cap: The End Cap should fit snugly over the Verge cap, and it is typically secured in place with screws.
The recommended amount for a dry verge overhang is approximately 10–15 millimetres. This allows for sufficient clearance between the roof tiles and the gable end, preventing water and debris from entering the roof space.
In addition to the uPVC dry verge itself, there are two key components that make up a complete system: A Dry Verge End Caps and a Roof Verge Trim. These components are designed to provide a neat and tidy finish to the roof. They also work together to ensure that the entire system is fully weatherproof.
Dry Verge End Caps are the backbone of the verge system. These end caps are made from uPVC and are designed to fit over the gable end. This will provide a secure base for the dry verge to snap onto. The end caps are available in four distinct colours, so you can choose the one that best matches the colour of your roof tiles.
A Roof Verge Trim is designed to provide a neat and tidy finish to the roofline. These trims are made from uPVC and are designed to fit over the dry verge end cap, delivering a neat and tidy finish to the roof. The Roof Verge Trim is also available in Black, Grey, Brown and Terracotta, to complement any roof’s design.
The verge system offers a range of benefits for homeowners looking to protect their roof from the elements. it also provides a weatherproof roofline, making it ideal for those looking to enhance their roof while ensuring long-lasting protection. A Roof Verge System offers the best of both worlds by combining aesthetic appeal and practical functionality.
The roof verge system is versatile and cost-effective, whether you’re installing a new roof or upgrading an existing one. It is compatible with a wide range of roofing materials, including mortar, dry fixed ridge systems, and interlocking, metric-sized roof tiles. And with its range of additional components, you can achieve a neat and tidy finish that will complement your home.
At MB DIY, we provide the most durable and stylish Dry Verge System, including Dry Verge End Caps and Trims in various colours.
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