Over the years, manufacturers have developed systems that do away with the need for mortar. Over time, mortar can succumb to frost damage and building movement. When this occurs, repairs can be quite costly as scaffold access is often required. By eliminating mortar from the roof you can virtually eliminate any such maintenance.
Ridge Systems Dry Ridge systems come in a variety of designs but offer a similar level of performance. They are designed to secure the ridge tiles which are located at the apex of a roof. Since no mortar is used, this will make them maintenance free.