Hi Janet, Sorry, I do not know of any good roofers in the Wollongong area who I can recommend. A decent general guideline is to stack close to two packages together. I know they don't use mortar in valleys on new roofs but I'm not sure whether it's ok to remove all the mortar on my roof as the valley is cut wider than on new roofs and I'm not sure if anything else is different. Place a new one in the vacant spot and make sure it is fixed securely on the roof. This is because the old valleys used to be galvanised and they start corroding with time especially if they trap leaves.
This will usually occur at a seam between water barriers or in the valleys. Otherwise, it will be easy to slide the tile into place. You can also put up a ladder towards the valley on your roof, lift up a few shingles and check to see if the ice and water is in place. If you go this route you may want to consider a fibreglass valley, avaialble from roofing places just tell them the situatiion and a good place will giv eyou what you need. The upper edge of your skylight is also a place where leaves, snow, ice and other debris can collect.
The following video shows what happens when a valley on a tile roof has to be replaced on a tile roof. Look for discoloration on wood sheathing or rafters caused by water. When inspecting your roof, look for step flashing that has shifted, as this could leave areas exposed. This is vitally important to the health of your roof. We also have lots of other. Emergency Roof Repair Services If you need emergency roof repair services because you have a leaking roof, is here to help! Sometimes the roof water leak is more subtle, showing up as a very small spot. The health of your house is in critical condition.
If a visual inspection both inside and outside the house does not determine the cause of the leak… You may need to perform a water test. Connie Hi Connie, When the batten support behind the top row of tiles is too low, the tiles sit on a lower pitch. This entry was posted in and tagged , , , on by. Re fit the tiles and re fit the ridge. It certainly seems the most plausible reason, bearing in mind the leak comes through the felt towards the top end of the valley. The flashings around chimneys deteriorate and often cause leaks.
The tiles are not the best and look porous, do you have sarking?? You may see stain streaks along rafters or other supports. Our team has been serving the Phoenix Valley in Mesa, Phoenix, Tempe, Chandler, Gilbert, and valleywide for 3 generations. For this, you will need to remove all damaged tiles using the pry bar. If needed, remove the cracked or broken tiles from the roof and take it with you when you purchase new ones. Keep in mind, some of these stains may have been caused prior to a recent roof replacement or roof repair.
Also, with the valley, the loose pointing can cause problems as it can deflect the flow of water back under the tiles and over the edge of the valley gutter. Personally, put an advert on here or ask friends and family if anyone can recommend someone and start over, this time ask them to take a couple of pics and show you the problem so you can understand it. Shingles that intersect at the angled valley must be cut at an angle to ensure a tight fit and prevent water from entering empty spaces between the shingles and flashing. Its easier to install a valley than write down how to fit one. Children like throwing things and these things can break fragile roof tiles. The sap from the gum tree that drop down with the leaves are very corrosive and this eats away the galvanising coating very quickly.
This will permit you access to expel the nail holding the harmed tile set up. Valleys can last for a long time. Do you know for sure that it's the valley that's leaking? What material should be used that will not cause rusting over time? Debris building up in the valley can then cause rainwater to be forced up under the tiles and into the loft where it will soak roof timbers and even start to leak through onto your ceiling below. Cant say Ive seen it pointed like that before. Follow the water uphill till the wood is no longer wet.
The only way to fix the problem is to strip the valley area and replace with lead The roof valley is constructed of tiles and not lead and I think I will go down the route of replacing the whole roof valley with a fibreglass one and reseating the ridge tiles in that area as suggested by a few people. While in the attic, if water is not visible on any wood, look for water running down pipes that penetrate the roof, and also look for water around the chimney. If you notice moisture around your chimney during or after a rain, you may have one or multiple issues. Blocked box gutters can cause havoc if there are no overflows to act as a relief valve system. A is often susceptible to leaks caused as a result of various problems in the tile or in the method of installation.