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    My roof has been altered without permission


    Hi. I live in a semi-detached house and share a roof with my neighbour. My neighbour has a new roof fitted and they replaced my tiles without asking me. They have used different tiles which appear to be a different colour than mine (orange). Again no-one has asked me about this. Also, there appears to be a massive gap now between the tiles on my roof and tiles on my next-door neighbours. What should I do??

    Asked by John on 2nd Feb 2021
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    Lewis Patterson

    "Ask your neighbours what company did it and ask them to come back and fix the problem"

    Answered on 3rd Feb 2021 - Member since Feb 2021 - report
    A1 roofing dudley

    "Tell them to put the old ones back, they are not allowed to touch your roof without your permission! If your tiles are the same as next doors there should be no gap unless they have put in a secret valley"

    Answered on 3rd Feb 2021 - Member since Feb 2018 - report
    Gold Seal Roofing

    "Get a survey done and make sure everything is good.
    If it's not your neighbour's roof will have to come back and make good.

    Hope this helps.


    Answered on 18th Mar 2021 - Member since May 2019 - report
    Barnes Roofing

    "By the sounds there has been a bonding gutter fitter between the too roofs as they the tiles connected together this should not make your roof any less water tight. however you should have been contacted out of respect just to let you know what work was been carried out."

    Answered on 15th Feb 2021 - Member since Feb 2021 - report
    S blenkiron roofing

    "I would personally see your neighbour to get the roofer out and see why they have touch your tiles and why they haven't asked"

    Answered on 5th Feb 2021 - Member since Nov 2020 - report
    Homecare home Improvements

    "If they changed next door roof there should be a bonding tray fitted and your tiles cut into next doors roof there will be a gap where roofs join but it should be done with a bonding tray fitted in between roof which water runs down into gutter...they should have informed you before hand let you know what they was doing...I always tell neighbours when I do roof and inform of whats going..."

    Answered on 3rd Feb 2021 - Member since Dec 2018 - report
    CMS ltd

    "Hi I would get a reputable roofer in to check it regards dave"

    Answered on 3rd Feb 2021 - Member since Apr 2020 - report

    "I would advise you get a full inspection from a roofing contractor they will advise if any action needs to be taken."

    Answered on 3rd Feb 2021 - Member since Feb 2019 - report
    Jones & Leyland Property Maintenance

    "I would speak to your neighbour and ask for assurances from the tradesman it could be possible that they replaced your tiles as broke some when they were stripping next doors and replaced them. As for the gap it could be possible they have installed a valley between the two properties but as I say it’s worth having a polite chat with next door"

    Answered on 3rd Feb 2021 - Member since Jan 2021 - report
    Perfect Construction

    "I would speak to your neighbour first before reporting them to the local authority. If it was my roof I would have not mined if they matched the tiles back in and with minimum gaps bewteen the tiles."

    Answered on 4th Feb 2021 - Member since Dec 2020 - report

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