Reroofing with Concrete Tile, Images 17-23

At roof edges, the crew attaches the cement tiles using redundant methods: First, a thick dab of two-part polyurethane adhesive foam.

Second, two galvanized screws per tile, driven through a strip of cold-applied asphalt cement.

In the field, only the foam is used to avoid screw holes in the newly applied hot-mopped underlayment.

Setting roof tiles in the adhesive foam.

Under South Florida's upgraded codes, hip tiles must be attached to a metal reinforcing channel, which is nailed to the deck.

The roofers apply foam adhesive to the channel, as well as to the tile.

The tile is set gently in place on the channel.

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