Ridge roll

Ridge roll

A wood strip, rounded on top, which is used to finish the ridge of a roof, often covered with lead sheathing; a metal or tile covering which caps the ridge of a roof.

hip roll, ridge roll

A rounded strip of wood, tile, metal, or composition material which is used to cover and finish the hip of a roof.

ridge roll

ridge roll
1. A wood strip, rounded on top, which is used to finish the ridge of a roof; often covered with lead sheeting.
2. A metal, tile, or asbestos-cement covering which caps the ridge of a roof; also called a hip roll or ridgecap.
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The DepEd's answer to strong typhoons is a combination of steel truss roofing, roof framing support that uses J-bolts, thicker roofing sheets and ridge roll, thicker and more reinforcing bars or rebars for roof beams, and a drop ceiling."
* Locate roof louvers near the peak, but not so high that they interfere with the ridge roll (Photo 1).