Repair of Roof Verges & Valley


Postby arryh » Sun May 17, 2009 1:40 pm

I need to replace the cement on my roof verges and valleys. However early attempts have not been so good. Does anyone have a good cement mix and tecnique to make it easier??

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Postby stoneyboy » Mon May 18, 2009 8:53 pm

arryh,
A normal mortar mix 6:1:1 should work fine. If you are overcoating the existing mortaring the old stuff and surrounding tiles should be well wetted before applying the new - try to ensure you have enough depth to add at least 20mm thickness.
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Postby arryh » Tue May 19, 2009 11:49 am

Thank you I will give it a go in the next couple of weeks
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Postby Eelbuoy » Wed Dec 07, 2011 11:56 pm

You want 3:1 for "flaunching " or " haunching" , quite stff mix.

Maybe even a shovel of sharp sand as 1 of the 3 , depends what you got lying about ; )
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