Dry ridge systems, dry verge and dry fix roofing

Manthorpe has developed a range of dry verge, dry fix roofing and dry ridge systems that provide more robust, cost-effective alternatives to traditional mortar finishes.

Our fast-fit systems provide a mechanically secured solution that is far more efficient than traditional methods. Plus, our tried and tested products are designed to work with most types of roof tile to help you avoid long-term maintenance issues caused by exposure to weather and failing of mortar details therefore preventing damage over time.

Dry verge roofing

Protect one of the most vulnerable parts of your roof with Manthorpe’s dry verge roofing solutions, which have been developed to provide a neat, streamlined finish with maximum protection from wind and rain.

Our dry verge products are compatible with most slate and tile profiles and are available in a range of colours, ensuring a seamless, visually appealing finish.

Industry professionals rely on key design features of our dry verge roofing to promote rainwater run-off, draining moisture away from the gable wall limiting staining.

Dry fix systems and product testing

Dry ridge and hip systems, along with many other dry fix roofing products, have significantly increased in demand following the recent updating of BS 5534 and the subsequent creation of BS 8612 to oversee the design and installation of dry fix systems.

The installer can be reassured that Manthorpe’s dry fix  systems have been independently tested at the BRE and exceed the requirements of BS8612.

Dry verge and dry fix roofing – completely updated range

Dry fix roofing for both the ridge and hip are all available from Manthorpe to ensure that all aspects of your project are covered… literally! Without the need to use mortar, installation of our dry fix roofing is simpler and quicker, meaning less time on the job and more time for other clients.

If you need more information or advice on our dry verge and dry fix roofing systems or any other aspect of a specific project, you can get in touch with us through our contact page webform or by email or phone, and we’ll be happy to help.

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Dry ridge systems, dry verge and dry fix roofing: 26 Results

The SmartVerge Polypropylene dry verge system provides an attractive finish to the verge detail of a roof for most makes and profiles of interlocking tiles laid between a batten gauge of 255mm to 345mm. The design of the system preserves the ‘stepped’ appearance of the roof tiles while...

The SmartVerge Ambidextrous dry verge system provides an attractive finish to the verge detail of a roof for most makes and profiles of interlocking tiles laid between a batten gauge of 255mm to 345mm. The design of the system allows the units to be used on either side of the verge  whilst...

The Manthorpe Roll-Out Dry Ridge is a mechanically fitted system which securely fixes the ridge tiles onto a roof, protecting them from wind up-lift and rain penetration. The system provides 5,000mm²/m ventilation to the roof void through the vent roll, the equivalent to a continuous 5mm gap...

The Manthorpe Roll-Out Ultra Ridge is a mechanically fitted system which securely fixes the ridge tiles on to a roof and provides 5,000mm²/m ventilation to the batten void or roof space through the vent roll, which is the equivalent to a continuous 5mm gap.  Due to the nature in which...

Manthorpe's Eaves Closure Units are the starter unit for the SmartVerge systems and are also designed to prevent the entry of birds and large insects into the base of the first verge unit. The GDV-EC Eaves Closure should be affixed securely onto the structure of the building at the eaves, the...

Manthorpe's Eaves Closure Units are the starter unit for the SmartVerge systems and are also designed to prevent the entry of birds and large insects into the base of the first verge unit. The GDV-EC Eaves Closure should be affixed securely onto the structure of the building at the eaves, the...

The Polypropylene Ridge End Caps are designed to work in conjunction with the SmartVerge Polypropylene Dry Verge Systems, both handed and ambidextrous, to provide a neat and attractive finish for most makes of round and angled concrete ridge tiles. The Ridge End Caps provide durable...

The Eaves Closure Unit is the first element of the system to be installed and secures the lower end of the first verge unit at the eaves, providing a strong fixing and a foundation for the remainder of the system. The design is ambidextrous in nature and can be used on both verges of...

The Manthorpe SmartVerge® Linear Dry Verge System provides a secure mechanical fixing solution for many types of roof coverings including Fibre Cement Slates, Natural Slates and Interlocking Plain Tiles. The Linear Verge Units can be easily fitted to the verge of the roof in succession,...

The Manthorpe SmartVerge® Linear Dry Verge Fixing Clip can be used to provide additional fixing points along the verge when fixing the GLV-LH or GLV-RH Linear Verge Units. The GLV-FC Fixing Clip can be nailed to an additional batten strip fixed to the underside of the verge. The first Linear...

The Manthorpe SmartVerge® Linear Dry Verge Verge Union can be used to cover a joint where two GLV-LH or GLV-RH Linear Verge Units abut each other. For roofs where the bottom course tiles are tilted upwards, a GLV-VU Verge Union Clip should be used to join two Linear Verge Units abuting at...

The Linear Dry Verge Eaves End can be used to neatly finish and close the bottom section of Linear Dry Verge down at eaves level. In some instances, it may be neccesary to extend the bottom Linear Dry Verge unit passed the gutter and fit the Eaves End so that it doesn’t foul on the guttering...

Fixing into the end grain of the tiling batten with a nail is no longer considered an appropriate method of securing a dry verge unit owing to the potentially inconsistant condition of the end grain. A batten end clip secures to the top of the tiling batten and provides an aperture through...

The Manthorpe Roll-Out Dry Ridge is a mechanically fitted system which securely fixes the ridge tiles onto a roof, protecting them from wind up-lift and rain penetration. The system provides 5,000mm²/m ventilation to the roof void through the vent roll, the equivalent to a continuous 5mm gap...

The Ridge Union sits in the gaps between each of the ridge or hip tiles, holding them in place. The union's body slides onto the end of the tile and is flexible so that it bends to the shape of the tile. The next tile slots into the other side of the union and this continues along the full...

Recent changes to the NHBC requirements for new build homes have stipulated that all roofing elements should be mechanically fixed in some way, this is particuarly relevent for traditionally mortared details such as the ridge, hip and verge. Roll-out dry fix ridges and hips can be used to...

The Manthorpe Roll-Out Dry Hip system is a quick, clean way of fixing hip tiles, thereby doing away with messy, labour intensive mortar techniques. The easy fit mechanical fixings prevent tiles from lifting in high winds and stop driven rain from getting in beneath the roofing. First, a...

The Manthorpe Roll-Out Clay Hip is a mechanically fitted system which securely fixes the hip tiles on to a roof. Due to the nature in which the system is fitted, there is no need for mortar, making the job of fixing the hip quick, easy, and clean, as well as making it possible during frosts...

The Hip Support Tray is fitted above the Vent Roll when installing the Manthorpe Dry Hip System to provide a straight and level platform to support the tiles up the hip of the roof. This is particularly necessary when using profiled or deep flat tiles. The tray is 1100mm long and must overlap...

Part of Manthorpe’s dry fix roofing range, the Hip End Closer offers a cost effective dry fix alternative to mortaring in the end of a roll-out hip system, without resorting to expensive block end hip tiles. The flexible front face allows the product to conform to any of the market leading...

Traditional building aesthetics can add much to the look of a house but shouldn’t be to the detriment of the structure of the build. Open eaves details with exposed rafter feet may look historic but will require significant upkeep to maintain their weatherproofing from the elements. Modern...

The Polypropylene Ridge End Caps are designed to work in conjunction with the SmartVerge Polypropylene Dry Verge Systems, both handed and ambidextrous, to provide a neat and attractive finish for most makes of round and angled concrete ridge tiles. The Ridge End Caps provide durable...

The Manthorpe Roll-Out Ultra Ridge is a mechanically fitted system which securely fixes the ridge tiles on to a roof and provides 5,000mm²/m ventilation to the batten void or roof space through the vent roll, which is the equivalent to a continuous 5mm gap.  Due to the nature in which...

The ULTRA Ridge Union sits in the gaps between each of the ridge or hip tiles, holding them in place.  The union's body slides onto the end of the tile and is flexible so that it bends to the shape of the tile.  The next tile slots into the other side of the union and this continues along the...

The Manthorpe Dry Verge System provides an attractive finish to the verge detail for most makes and profiles of Concrete Interlocking Tiles laid between 280mm and 345mm batten gauge. The Verge Units can be easily fitted to each tile in succession. The system is mortar-free and can be fixed in...

The Manthorpe Ridge End Caps work in conjunction with the Manthorpe SmartVerge® Dry Verge System and SmartVerge® Linear Dry Verge System to provide a neat and attractive finish for most makes of Round and Angled Concrete Ridge Tiles. The Ridge End Caps provide durable protection at each end...

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