Covering hips and ridges on your shingles roof

Covering hips and ridges on your shingles roof - Hips and ridges
Cutting hips and ridges from Superglass
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Covering hips and ridges on your shingles roof

Be sure that you order the rectangular roof shingles from the same shingle range in matching colours to cover hips and ridges, when installing rounded biber/beaver shaped roof shingles on your roof (Superglass-Biber and Victorian PLUS).

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Application instructions

A good approximation is to order an extra 10 - 15 % material (depending on the amount of roof detail) for coverage of the hips, ridges and starter strip.
When applying round shaped (Biber/Beaver) or laminated shingles be sure to order rectangular shingles in a matching colour to cover hips and ridges.

Cut rectangular or diamant shaped shingles into individual pieces by dividing the shingle at the cut-outs.
Apply the hip and ridge shingles double thickness by stacking two pieces and bending them over the hip or the ridge.
In cold weather warm the shingle before bending.

Nail the capping 16 cm from the tab edge and 2,5 cm from each side, exposing each piece 14 cm. Start application from the end of the ridge opposite the direction of the prevailing winds.