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A breathable membrane is now fairly standard. Your architect may have specified it but, if not,
it is best to spend a little bit extra and use it. It will improve the aeration of the roof space and reduce damp.

photo of felt and batten

Picture of cut timber roof

photo of felt and batten

Picture of cut timber roof

Above, the cut timber roof here has been prepared for a roof window.





To the right, installing the felt onto the valley timbers

Picture of cut timber roof

photo of felt and batten

Picture of cut timber roof

photo of felt and batten

Above, the cut timber roof here has been prepared for a roof window.

Picture of cut timber roof

Below, installing the felt onto the valley timbers

Picture of cut timber roof

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