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Reply #5 - Aug 1st, 2017, 4:18pm
 
One of the down sides of concrete roof tiles is that they don't look as good as they age. Clay tiles are more expensive but tend to look better as they age.
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Reply #4 - Jul 20th, 2017, 9:39pm
 
Oops already done that as cleaned moss of the ridge tiles. But see your point, will keep off  in future. Glad you think ok so will leave and forget.
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Reply #3 - Jul 20th, 2017, 8:24am
 
That doesn't look too bad, a bit unsightly but not a problem as such. Definitely don't coat or treat them with anything. Also these tiles are probably a lot more brittle than when they were new so you need to avoid walking on them if at all possible.
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Reply #2 - Jul 19th, 2017, 2:46pm
 
Wondered what that was for, after abit of trial and error have loaded pic, to show state they are in.
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Reply #1 - Jul 19th, 2017, 9:19am
 
As long as the tiles are sound I wouldn't worry, the coating is more decorative than water resistant. I photo would be good though if you can reduce the image size.
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Roof tiles
Jul 19th, 2017, 9:06am
 
Just cleaned guttering on single story extension, and noticed that most of the concrete tiles had a large amount of the coarse coating missing, showing areas of bear concrete.
My question is....is this ok as I thought that concrete was porous and worried that in time would leak through. Is there something I could perhaps spray on to water proof?

Did take a pic but kept getting "file to big" from album!

Any suggestions would be helpful.
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