Whether you’re constructing a garden building or are extending your home, using high quality timber battens is vital. This is especially when tackling a roofing project where roof battens must m...
Whether you’re constructing a garden building or are extending your home, using high quality timber battens is vital. This is especially when tackling a roofing project where roof battens must meet strict requirements set out by Building Regulations.
Our range of roof battens have been hand-picked for pitched and flat roofing applications. They have been independently graded and meet the requirements of BS5534. What’s more, they have below 22% moisture contents to ensure they provide maximum longevity.
Benefits of Our Timber Battens
- Comply with BS5534
- Hand-picked for roofing applications
- Free of knots, splits and other defects
- Independently graded by qualified staff
- Preserved with innovative preservatives
- Available in a range of common sizes
Have More Questions About Our Roof Battens?
If you have more questions about these battens, simply speak to our team online or by telephone. As a trusted UK supplier of roofing materials with over 40 years of experience, we’ll help you pick the ideal solution for your project. This is whether you’re constructing a small garden building or beginning a large home extension.
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What is the Difference Between Roof Battens and Other Timber Battens?
Unlike typical timber battens, roof battens have been specially processed and treated to comply with the necessary British Standards. This ensures that they offer the necessary level of strength and longevity for roofing applications, whether they are being used on a pitched or flat roof.
Why Does Moisture Content Impact the Quality of Your Battens?
As you may expect, moisture can significantly impact the integrity of your timber battens. It is therefore required that roofing battens do not exceed a moisture content of 22% in order comply with BS5534.Should a batten exceed this moisture content they should not be used in neither pitched nor flat roofing applications.
Must My Roof Battens be Graded?
Yes, any batten used for a roofing application must be graded. This is to ensure they are of the necessary quality to comply with Building Regulations. For timber battens to be graded they are typically inspected by hand or laser, ensuring that there are no significant flaws in the wood such as knots or splits.