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PostPosted: Sat Jul 03, 21 8:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Mistress Rose wrote:
Looks good. Is the roof of the house tiles too?

Yes. The tiles I’ve used are partly ones that were on the original porch roof and part reclaimed ones to match. The main roof has about 8 aspects, all with these. Redlands 49’s. I’d rather something more attractive, but ...


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PostPosted: Sun Jul 04, 21 6:25 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

tis best to stay with one sort for looks, redland 49's are robust and easily mended if required, i fettled a huge one in london with multiple aspects and leaking gullies etc, iirc all but about 20 tiles went back on and the replacements were easy to get

i would rather have them than pretty slate with nail slip

ps the cheapo artificial slates are carp, old amazon boxes and a stapler would be better

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