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Hanging Tiles butt brick wall

Discussion in 'Roofing and Guttering' started by mike42, 15 Jun 2019.

  1. mike42

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    Outside, there is a 90 degree internal corner. Brick wall on one side and hanging tiles over stud wall on the other.

    I took the tiles off some time ago (planners like bats too much....) and now putting them back.

    My question is where the tiles meet the brick wall in the corner what is there to stop rain getting in? Or what should there be? I'm pretty sure when I took them off they just met the brick wall with about a 5mm gap and underlay behind.

    I'm wondering whether to point them in with mortar or use some mastic or do nothing as they were previously?

    Very grateful for any advice.
     
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    On top of every course there should be a soaker butted against the wall.
    You should then have a lead flashing chased into the wall and dressed over the soakers.
     
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    If they are sheltered then they can go back as they were. If there was any water ingress you'd see the marks.
     
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    Am I missing something but mike42 seems to have asked the question and then given a perfectly good answer to his own question :?::confused:
     
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    Yes, because the first answer I got didn't really help me much so I did some more research elsewhere and got a better answer.
     
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    A technically correct answer and video - then an even better pragmatic one from me ;)
     
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    Yes I appreciated that Nige - hence my thanks.

    The corner in question is about as sheltered as can be. I went up there to check it during the recent flash rain and most of the tiles were dry and certainly the gap at the edge was bone dry. It had had no flashing for about 30 years and no evidence of damp underneath so Nige's answer was definitely helpful to me.

    The video and link are still definitely useful for anyone or me wanting to do this "properly" for the future.
     
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