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Sealing bottom of roof tiles

Hi,i have a pitched tiled roof and water seem to be getting in from what i believe is the bottom of the second row, is there something like silicone etc i can use to seal the bottom of the row? regards stevie

2 Answers from MyBuilder Roofers

Hi Stevie

I have found from experience the last two runs of tiles are the most problematic regarding tiled roofs as this I always where the old underfelt perishes first.
Normally roofers remove bottom two run of tiles, cut back underfelt and slip under these eaves trays underneath then replace roof tiles.

www.roofingsuperstore.co.uk/product/rigid-eaves-protector-15m-packs-of-10.html

Hope this helps your situation
Regards

James
Hornet Roofing

2014-11-13T09:55:02+00:00

Answered 13th Nov 2014

The felt in most older roofs are often problematic. A simple solution is to do this;
Have a roofer quote to strip out bottom 3 course of tiles, take off old tile batterns and roofing felt. Replace roofing felt and tile battens and re-tile. This should cure the problem. Make sure there is no broken / cracked tiles as this could also cause problems.
Also check round the chimney stack for perished lead flashings / missing pointing etc.
Hope this helps and I hope you get sorted real soon.

Regards

M Davies

2015-05-22T10:00:02+01:00

Answered 22nd May 2015

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