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  1. 555, yeah he also claims to be quite a catch ... the wanchai wanker.
  2. Word on the street is dividends aren't that important to OAPs in Indonesia.
  3. There are none so blind as those that cannot see.
  4. It's just the little guy, aka, Napoleon syndrome. It happens much more often in this internet age with keyboard warriors. Next, he'll be challenging all to a fight he couldn't win.
  5. Dubai is indeed an interesting place ... fewer ghutras, Thobes, dishdashas, and abayas than baseball caps.
  6. ... and cats.We are open-minded and diverse. There's a french pensioner here too.
  7. This is a peas and beans forum mate ... and there are rules about gravy and what it can/cannot touch. Do you think we are savages?
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  9. Siam Concrete Group ... those cement-fiber and similar roof materials you see in places like Thai Watsadu, Megahome, Homepro, etc., come from them. They have their own retail outlets often with CAD terminals where you can select the right roof for your application by any variable important to you ... me ... I distrust Thailand metal workers and tend to go for lighter weight tiles.
  10. Telling you what you already know, a roofing problem is one of those fail safe housing issues, I.e., absolute in respect of either your roof leaks or it does not. Patch jobs are like fool's gold relative to long term solutions. I see many roofs in the NBZ where locals assume those heavy clay tiles are forever. Reality is clay is a very sun-sensitive material. Just as it does in the ground it cracks and allows penetration, water, dirt, it does not discriminate. Glazing can delay inevitable cracks like polyethylene coating does to wood exposed to the sun but eventually the sun wins. Most roofs older than 30 years should be replaced. The move to metal framing in Thailand is more related to lack of wood availability than it is anything else. But what it does introduce is a greater reliance on builder skills. So whereas most rice farmers can cut grass and hammer nails, working with metal ... not so much yet. My view ... that house you have shown pictures of needs not only new tiles but also a lighter weight tile consideration such as the flatter profile solutions SCG now offers. Burn suerte but if the Owner does not replace that roof, regardless of the tile chose,n, stay away from a long term lease if you decide to rent it at all.
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