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What product to fill between (sarking) boards

Discussion in 'Roofing and Guttering' started by aa44, 19 Oct 2012.

  1. aa44

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    I am extending my roof and have a sitiation where the existing sarking boards (6 x 1 softwood boards) will butt up against the new boards. There is a small gap (say 2-3mm) bewteen the ends of the boards which is, unfortunately, exactly where some of the slate hooks need to land.

    Can anybody recommend a product that I can use to fill the gaps between the ends of the boards that will set to be nice and solid so that it will grip a nail that is driven into it but not so solid that it will crack?

    I need something that is halfway between mastic and a resin anchor!

    Thanks
    AA
     
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    What are two part wood fillers like for being able to nail into?
     
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    why not cut an inch or two off the old boards?
     
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    The existing slates run right up to the end of the boards and I'm hoping not to strip the roof.
     
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    post a picture
     
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    the course that lands on the join you can dummy hook but nail those slates
     
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