new garage roof, project ,urgent !!!

26 Jun 2013
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Hi everyone really hope you can help with my query, hubby has built a garage 10ft wide x 20 ft long, hes had a joiner friend do the roof trusses,so we know they,re right, but hubby has never tiled a roof before,
He bought 300 2nd hand tiles from ebay ,as well as the ridge tiles ? the ones that go over the top, theyre called Redland +Stonewold, a nice red colour, we know we dont need that many, but it only cost £30 for them all, :D , a quick jetwash and they came up like new,advert said over 200, :) , we definately got over 200, :)
We,ve got all the wood for the battens,and the 1 metre membrane,50m long, we presume that will be enough,
with the height of the pitch we need 6 tiles high each side,
Now the query is this, these tiles dont come with nail holes, so a neighbour suggested that the weight of these tiles once interlocked are enough to keep them in place, ??? We didnt think this was right, has anyone done this,and has it been ok, or do you recommend the tile clips, if so,do we have to go to the company to get the clips, or are there universal tile clips,
Our garden can get quite windy at times, so if we have to put clips on, is it every tile, or every 2nd or 3rd row of tiles,
hubby wanted to finish the roof this weekend,so any quick responses would be very welcome,
thank you all for reading, if you can see this pic, these are the ones we bought,
and we bought the ridge tiles for 99p .
so we definately got a bargain in tiles and ridge tiles, and they all look shiny and new now.
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Old Staffy blue tiles don't have nail holes either. If what some architects have you believe then there should be a pile of tiles on the floor at each house with these fellas on.

Make sure you follow verge clipping guidelines etc and fit the ridge well.

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