Slate roof help

12 Jan 2014
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Something else expensive to worry about no doubt.

Anyway noticed this evening there is a broken slate tile sitting on my flat roof of the extension.

Looked up at the main roof and see the tile right at the top under the ridge tile is missing.

How would this be repaired? Am I looking at removing the ridge tiles and re searise, or is it going to be a complete re roof?

The roof is 80years old and has never been replaced, had the odd repair over the years by the looks of it.

I live in a conservation area so the roof must remain as slate, so if it was a re roof, could they reuse the slate tile?


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Just get somebody to fix it.
If you got it re-roofed they would use the same slate
as long as they are in decent condition.
from what i can see in the picture they probably are re usable. and a simple repair easy enough
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Thanks, had a roofer round today can fix for £200.

Gonna remove the 2 ridge tiles replace the broken tile and any others that break when removing the ridge tiles.

I hit panick stations thinking it was going to cost me a fortune. I struggle to deal with trades people, I always struggle to find someone decent.

Sorry if I wasted people's time.

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