Tile roof maintenance and waterproofing Completed in Lynnwood Pretoria

IntroductionA tile roof not sealed off properly will let water in. The consequences are that damp will accumulate inside the roof, mould will grow and timber will rot.DescriptionThis was a tile roof waterproofing (maintenance and waterproofing) out of the book. The concrete roof tiles were cracked and broke on critical spots letting water to…

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Tile roof

IntroductionThis tile roof in the south of Pretoria experienced huge damages because the water was seeping in through the tiles causing the wooden structure (rafters, purlins and battens) to rot and therefore fail. It meant that the tiles could not be held up and started to sag.DescriptionWater, the biggest cause, after damage from termite…

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Tile roof explained

IntroductionJust like any rooftop covering, Roof tiles are designed mainly to keep out the rain. Traditionally made from locally available materials (terracotta or slate), modern materials (concrete and plastic) are more commonly used because of the cost factor. Well maintained slate roofRooftop Roof tiles are fixed to the roof structure by hanging/staging them and get…

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