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Old 09-05-2006, 07:35 PM   #1
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Finding terracotta tile to match

In my endless quest to find and fix leaks at my home I have found a few broken terracotta tiles. For the "S" tiles I've been able to find spares around the property, but the roof edge tiles are a different story.

In my poor PhotoShop sketch below I'm showing mine, a 180 degree "half-pipe" and the apparent new design using two tiles to span the same distance.

Can anyone here tell me where I might find some of the older style? I only need 3 or 4 pieces.

Any help appreciated.


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Old 09-07-2006, 07:22 PM   #2
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Finding terracotta tile to match

I thought I'd post an update to my search . . . I did some searches for "Restoration building supplies Los Angeles" and the like and came up with this place in Pasadena, CA.:


They didn't carry much in building supplies and but referred me to "Architectural Detail", also in Pasadena. "Yes, we have quite a lot of Los Angeles Pressed Brick roofing tile". I was elated. But when I said I was looking for the edge tiles, she replied "You and everyone else".

I guess that's the end of that search.
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Old 09-24-2006, 08:14 PM   #3
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Finding terracotta tile to match

there are many places to get salvage slate and tile. one that comes to mind is but there are many more.

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