The Roof Tile Guru
4290 Junco Road
Greenbank, WA 98253
  Vincent H. Hobson
ph:  303-507-1655
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Historic Roof Tile Consulting

The Roof Tile Guru offers a variety of consulting services along with their installation, restoration and repair expertise.  Having over 25 years of clay and concrete tile roofing experience, we have combined the experiences and knowledge gained in the course of our work to encompass most of the varying facets of the tile roofing system.

And a tile roof is just that.  A system of different pieces and techniques all blended together to create an efficient and functioning roof.  Most of the new tile roofs are a lot easier to install than the older historic and obsolete tiles, and training individuals for this new work is commonplace.  Working with the older tiles, however, is a whole different story. It is not a task that just anyone can undertake, even though most will think it easy as they start out.  Quite often professional assistance is sought after a task is underway.

Our Services
Our consulting program ranges from merely identifying, locating and procuring old and obsolete roofing tiles to complete step-by-step consulting of the entire restoration process.  We are available to assist in all or part of any tile roofing project or process and can help with salvaging, installation, repairs, damage assessment, specification design and project layouts.  Most often the companies that request our service have their own workforce and only need the professional and technical guidance we have to offer.  In most cases the consulting time can be kept to a minimum and by creating an efficient work plan the end result is achieved to everyone’s satisfaction.

Damage Assessment & Insurance
Damage assessment for homeowners and insurance companies is another important part of our scope. There have been many instances where we have saved property owners and insurers alike, hundreds of thousands of dollars by being able to save, rather than replace, old or historic tile roofs.  This not only is cost effective but also maintains the architectural integrity of the buildings affected.  This is a must for historical structures and projects.

Once the initial consulting process has begun, it can be maintained by the use of technology, i.e. telephone, computers and digital photography. Many questions and situations that require troubleshooting are resolved by the exchange of quality information between the installers and the consultant.  In most cases, on site inspections are kept to one or two visits.

For further information on our consulting services and associated fees, please contact our office.  We will evaluate the job and the consulting requirements and provide you with a fair and accurate estimate of what you can expect to spend, and save!

One of our latest emails is a testimony to our commitment to quality workmanship:

Dear Vince,
Thank you so much for doing such an outstanding job on our roof.  Your workmen were very pleasant and professional.  We were very impressed with the orderly and clean manner in which the job was done.  We cannot believe how quickly the roof was replaced!! Wow, no muss, no fuss!!

We will highly recommend you to all our friends.  If you need to use us for a reference, please feel free to do so.
Again, thank you for a job well done.
-John and Jeri Hildenbrand
See this article about the St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Denver to whom we consulted.  
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