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Are you fed up with the constant maintenance you have to carry out on your wet verge roof in Wicklow? Is the mortar constantly cracking or falling out? Get dry verge caps installed by our team today. You won’t believe how much of an overall difference to the outlook of your home with dry verge caps fitted on your roof!
Most houses in County Wicklow have what is called a wet verge roof. The verge refers to the outer ends of your roof above the gable end (the wall above which two verges meet). Traditionally, these areas at the edge of your roof are done with a mortar bond in order to prevent water getting inside and pests such as birds nesting into your roof.
Roofs rendered with concrete on the verge are what is called a wet verge roof.
Mortar requires regular maintenance to keep functioning, such as re pointing it as it will crack over time and / or crumble. Carrying out repairs on a wet verge roof is not simple, it often requires scaffolding and can be quite time consuming. There is no way to stop the deterioration of mortar, which means the only guarantee you get from it is maintenance costs further down the line.
Dry Verge Systems Wicklow
Thankfully, concrete isn’t the only option at preventing water getting in and pests in your roofing. Dry verge caps are an increasingly popular roofing option which allows for the weather proofing of your roof without the need for mortar.
Dry verge roofing makes use of interlocking caps that fit over the edge of your roof tiles, and offers an effective and, more importantly, durable alternative to wet verges.
The most obvious advantage of a Dry Verge system is the durability of plastic; plastic verge caps are guaranteed for at least 15 years and require practically no maintenance that a Wet Verge roof would have. Essentially, you won’t need to worry about your roof verge at all.
Plastic’s durability also means that your roof will look better for longer; plastic offers a clean finish that is guaranteed to last.
It goes without saying that dry verge roofing offers all the protection that wet verge roofs do without any of the maintenance. Choosing dry verge caps offers some distinct advantages regarding ventilation.
They are fitted so that some air is allowed to enter, thus providing the natural ventilation a requires to not get damaged by the elements. something that a wet verge roof cannot. Call today for a FREE QUOTE in County Wicklow.