Labrador weathervane fitted to a round ridge tile capping

Labrador weathervane fitted to a round ridge tile cappingClick the image to enlarge
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  • Description

    The Copper Verdigris Labrador Weathervane is a pretty and ornate thing to put on your roof. This beautiful weathervane has a copper verdigris finish that gives any roof a touch of beauty and charm. Its unique design, which includes a Labrador, is sure to improve the look of your roof.

    This weathervane has an overall height of 31.5" (80cm) and is attached to a round ridge tile capping with a base that is 12" (30cm) in diameter and 10" (24cm) tall.

    In order to install a standard weathervane, you have to drill holes and attach brackets to the roof or inside the roof space. Installing this Labrador Weathervane, on the other hand, is surprisingly easy. The round ridge tile capping is easy to put on the roof using standard mortar. This makes the installation process smooth and easy. We also give you a strong metal strap for mechanical fixing that you can cut to size and put in place with screws, nails, or any other way that works. Once the metal strap is firmly in place, you can cover it up with standard mortar to make it look clean and polished.

    You can put this weathervane on turrets, towers, flat roofs, round roofs, circular roofs, and even as an ornament in your garden. The simple fitting process makes it easy to put this beautiful finial decoration anywhere you want.

    Choose the Copper Verdigris Labrador Weathervane because it is both beautiful and useful. The Labrador will turn smoothly in the wind, showing you which way the wind is blowing. The ridge tile fitting comes in terracotta by default, but you can also choose from a variety of other colours and styles.

    This beautiful Labrador Weathervane is a simple and elegant way to improve the look of your roof.

  • How to fit and install

    There are several ways to install roof finials, as outlined below:

    Traditional mortar bedding:

    Roof finials can be installed following the same method used for ridge tiles, utilising standard mortar bedding. In cases where the finial is tall or heavy, or if enhanced stability is desired, an additional mechanical fix method can be employed alongside the mortar bed installation.

    Mechanical fixing strap and mortar bedding:

    For this type of install, a galvanized metal strap is included, discreetly fastened to the underside of the finial ridge base during manufacturing. This durable and flexible metal strap can be adjusted in length by cutting it down to size. Featuring a series of holes, the strap can be screwed, nailed, or embedded in mortar to anchor it to a section of the roof structure. After securing the metal strap, installers can conceal it from sight by applying traditional mortar bed. The mortar used to join the finial with adjacent ridge tiles effectively conceals the strap, resulting in a seamless and neat appearance.

    Dry fixing:

    Another approach to affixing finials to the roof involves the dry fixing method. This technique involves using a specific manufacturer's dry fixing system, typically incorporating brackets or alternative mechanical fasteners to attach ridge tiles and finials to the roof without the use of mortar. If you are considering a dry fix ridge system, please get in touch with us to determine if this finial design can be adapted to be compatible with your chosen system.

  • Delivery

    APC Courier tracked and signed for delivery to England and Wales UK Mainland is included in the price for all products

    Delivery days are Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Fridays. Sometimes if the delivery is local to our Workshop we may also opt to deliver using our own transport

    When the order is ready we contact each customer to arrange a convenient delivery day

    Other areas

    The delivery rate will be calculated during the checkout process for other parts of the UK (Please note that we cannot offer shipping to the EU or internationally)

    Lead time

    Please see the main message in the notification area on the website for an up to date guide on lead time

    We make all products to order so there is a lead time associated for manufacturing, curing time and delivery. If you order multiples of the same product, need colour matched or special order items please allow extra lead time. If there are extreme weather events or other circumstances beyond our control this may affect the lead time

  • Product Performance & Quality

    The ridge tile is British Kitemarked, which is a certified industry standard for quality. All products are made in accordance with British Standard versions (BS EN 490: 2004 and BS EN 491: 2004). The ridge fitting is made from a concrete based mix reinforced with small fiberglass strands and additives, with several top coats applied to give its final appearance. The colour of the finial runs all the way through the piece resulting in a strong and long lasting product