Tag Archives: Repair

Ask the Expert – Tile Penetration Flashings

A recent Ask the Expert question illustrates how the TRI Concrete and Clay Roof Tile Installation Manual can be a resource for contractors in the field. The response was provided by TRI National Training Manager, John Jensen. QUESTION When repairing older tile roofs, sometimes there is mortar around the pipes. Can we… Read more

Ask the Expert – Roof Protection with Tiles & Underlayment

Sometimes Ask the Expert questions are about specific details. In this case the question has to do with an opinion that is often expressed, but isn’t necessarily accurate. See below for the response from TRI President and Technical Director, Rick Olson: QUESTION Recently during Hurricane Matthew a few of my… Read more

Ask the Expert – Repairing a Tile Roof

A recent “Ask the Expert” questions and response by TRI President and Technical Director Rick Olson, addressing a question about repairing a tile roof. QUESTION We are repairing our roof and I had two estimators. One said that he has to put cement on every tile. The other said no… Read more

Ask the Expert: “Can cracked roof tiles be glued?”

Have you ever wondered what types of questions people “Ask the Expert“? Here’s a recent question from a home inspector, and the response from TRI President and Technical Director, Rick Olson. QUESTION “I recently inspected a home in that was being sold by a real estate agent who… Read more

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