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Fixing tile flashing

Fixing tile flashing

Shaping tiles

Depending on the height of the tiles and proximity to the base of the window, it is sometimes necessary (with profiled tiles) to shape the tiles underneath the window to allow the corrugated apron to sit down correctly.

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Cutting tiles

Measure out the desired cut point and use an agle grinder to chamfer the edges.

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Replace tiles

Replace the bottom course of tiles.

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Install bottom flashing

Fix the bottom flashing section to the frame. Using your hands, press and smooth the apron to the contours of the tiles. If necessary, a rubber mallet may be used carefully to shape the apron.

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Fit bottom cover

Fit the bottom window cover part.

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Fit side flashing

Fit the side flashing sections.
Make sure the side flashing section locates in the bottom section.
Pin to the side of the frame.

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Secure side flashing

Fasten the flashing side parts to battens using clips provided.

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Fit side covers

Fit side cover parts.

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Fit sash cover

Fit sash upper cover parts.

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Fit top cover

Fit top cover part.

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Fix top flashing

Fix the top flashing section. It should sit tightly over the existing top window cover part.

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Replace tiles to the side

Replace tiles up the side. It is recommended to slit the foam slightly immediately above each tile. This prevents there being a gap where the tile steps up.

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Ensure tiles fit

You are likely to need to cut the tiles on one side of the frame to make a perfect fit. Ensuring the gap is within the recommended tolerances (30-60mm).

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Replace top tiles

Replace top row of tiles, It may be necessary to cut the tiles for a perfect fit. Maintain the recommended tolerance between the tiles and the frame (60-150mm).

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Replace window

Replace sash in frame. Make sure you support the frame firmly before locating the hinge arms into the locking mechanism.
Flat tiles should have a gap of 0-40mm to the frame. Profiled tiles should have a gap then 60-80mm to the frame.

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Job done

That's it! You have now installed your roof window.
Secure top flashing

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