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    I live in a semi detached Bungalow and I am planning to have a new roof. My neighbours roof is antic brown and I will be having dark grey tiles. My roofer has suggested that I have brown ridge tiles between myside and theirs, as to have dark grey ones on the ridge might cause issues with the neighbour. I don't really know what this would look like as I can't visualize things very well. Is there anywhere I could see a picture of this type of thing?

    Asked by Lilly on 27th Jul 2022
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    Karl Bingham

    "Antique brown ridge tiles will look absolutely ridiculous with smooth grey tiles. I would re-consider your roofer as he has even suggested this. #bingsroofing."

    Answered on 27th Jul 2022 - Member since Jun 2021 - report
    Weathershield roofing

    "Does your contractor have no photos or samples of what work he is carrying out for you as you have said you can’t visualise things very well he should be supplying you with photographs to make sure your needs is met and what you are looking for so you would be satisfied with the job before it is started"

    Answered on 27th Jul 2022 - Member since Jul 2022 - report
    Pbroofsltd

    "Ask for a photo of a roof like yours just complete. And you can tell him that"

    Answered on 27th Jul 2022 - Member since Jan 2022 - report
    Pilkingtons Painting & Decorating

    "If you Google the type of tile / slate you want to visualise it will show you. I also think there's a roofing app that will allow you to take a picture of your roof and change the style"

    Answered on 8th Aug 2022 - Member since Jan 2021 - report
    New traditional building &roofing ltd

    "To be honest I would keep it in liking as neighbour and use same colour and same angle if possible"

    Answered on 9th Aug 2022 - Member since Aug 2022 - report
    Rjroofing

    "Hi yes look into roofers guide it has plenty of examples and samples for you to look at"

    Answered on 4th Aug 2022 - Member since May 2022 - report
    D ROOFING LTD

    "Brown ridge tiles with smooth grey tile would look shocking re consider your roofer if he thinks thats a suitable option"

    Answered on 28th Jul 2022 - Member since Mar 2020 - report
    N & S HOME IMPROVEMENTS LTD

    "You are better off creating a line of ridges between yours and the neighbours house rather than putting brown this way your roofs are separated and no issue colour"

    Answered on 30th Jul 2022 - Member since Jul 2022 - report

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