ceramic tiles must be rehung with straps attached
to the back of the tile. Do not use exposed strap
hangers - they make the roof look ugly. The copper
strap shown below can be altered to fit almost any
type of ceramic tile, including Spanish tiles. It's
a good idea to put a dab of sealant/adhesive between the copper
and the tile to glue it in place.
below shows the back side of the tiles and how the tile
hook holds the tile in place. Tiles are usually loose
enough on the roof that you can slide the tile and hanger
in place without any problem. The replacement tile hooks
on top of the existing underlying tiles.
job is done, there is nothing visible on the
surface of the roof that shows a repair was made. For
sources of replacement tiles that will match an old roof,
go to our roof tile