Barge tile installation can involve new installs or a retro fit but in each instance there is right and wrong way to install this roof accessory.
This will involve removal of the old barge accessory which could be a number of different items.
The only way to truly close the barge exposure from water penetration is a barge tile as the trimmer board irrespective of the talent of the installer will be wood and this will shrink and expand so it will never be a water tight joint between this and the tile.
The cement board has never been a good alternative as this is prone to the mortar joint cracking.
The barge tile is the preferred option and given the choice should be used in preference to the alternatives.
Our barge tile installs follow the same procedure detailed under the new barge tile installation.
Definitely the preferred option and as with all our installations we use the best materials and methods available to give you the best possible finish
Here is how we go about it :-