What type of fastener is used for roof tiles?

What type of fastener is used for roof tiles?

Tile Roof Fastener Options from NRCA

  • Copper, grass, or stainless-steel nails, clips, or tie-wire fasteners are recommended.
  • In areas that are typically hot and dry, corrosion protection need not be as conservative, and galvanized steel (less costly) was found acceptable.

What are storm clips?

The issue of storm protection is becoming ever more important. That is why the use of tested storm clips is required for new roof coverings. The metal clips fix the tiles to the roof battens in order to securely protect the tiles against coming loose in strong winds.

How many fasteners are required for clay perimeter roof tiles?

Not fewer than two fasteners per tile are required or battens and one fastener. Roof slopes greater than 24:12. The nose of all tiles shall be securely fastened.

Should every roof tile be nailed?

It is not necessary to nail every single tile to the battens. Every tile of the two rows at the eaves, those up the verges, and along the two rows of the ridge should be nailed, but beyond that it is only necessary to nail every fifth tile horizontally and every third tile as you move up the roof.

How much should a clay tile roof overlap?

Interlocking clay roof tiles (photo at left) are either flat or low profile and are laid in a single thickness with a 3-inch overlap. They have interlocks on the sides with channels or ribs, and butts may also lock into the tops of the underlying shingles.

Can you screw down roof tiles?

Generally, roof tile mechanical fixings are a nail or screw at the tile head and a clip at the tail. The cost to the roofer to clip tiles when installing a roof can be significantly greater than simply nailing the tiles because of the extra time, labour and cost of the clips.

How many roof tiles can be laid in a day?

An average roofer can lay 30 tiles an hour, which, therefore, equates to 3m2. Plain tiles can be laid by a roofer at the rate of 80 per hour.

Why choose Storm-lock roof deck fasteners?

Whether your roof deck is plywood, OSB, metal, or concrete Storm-Lock Tile Fasteners has a variety of wire tie fastening systems & accessories to get the job done right. Traditional fastening methods can leave 200+ penetrations in a 10′ x 10′ roof area.

What is a roofing tile fastening system?

These types of systems have been used for over 80 years to fasten any type of roofing tile, to any type of roof deck and to any slope. Extra tiles or boosters, mortar, staggered exposures, headlaps and other types of roof tile installation designs can be achieved using this multipurpose roof tile fastening system.

What is a storm-lock system?

On average Storm-Lock Systems can reduce penetrations in the roof deck and underlayment by up to 85%. They have been used on homes, K-12 schools, universities, government, and commercial buildings for over 80 years and are proven to help prevent damage from high winds and seismic activity.

Why choose Storm-Lock Tyle-Tye® systems?

STORM-LOCK Tyle-Tye®Systems are in compliance with IBC and IRC. On average Storm-Lock Systems can reduce penetrations in the roof deck and underlayment by up to 85%.