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Roof tile vent - help me identify the type?

Discussion in 'Roofing and Guttering' started by rarara, 6 Feb 2015.

  1. rarara

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    Hi - I am wanting to attach an extractor to the underside of this tile vent, but am unsure how to. Is this a specific make that requires its own connector? Internally it has a 100mm round hole, but nothing protrudes downwards to allow a hose to be cable tied/taped onto it. Any ideas?....


    Apologies for the poor picture! :oops:
     
  2. freddiemercurystwin

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    Is it lead? Got a photo of the inside?
     
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    No, looks to be plastic, possibly 10 years old or so? Its a bit of a crawl into the roof space to possibly get a snap - will try!
     
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    It is likely to be a roof space vent and not a tile vent terminal.

    Swap it for a TVT and attach a length of flexi-hose to the spigot with duct tape.
     
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    aaarg, not possible without a roofer and additional expense/hassle/delay. is it not possible to easily utilise it by way of a simple connection?
     
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    Possibly with a bit of clever fiddling and plenty of duct tape.

    You need to be careful though, that you don't dislodge the tile from its lugs as it may not be nailed.
     
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    Well here is the underside - does this suggest I will need to modify something to fit?


     
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