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drilling on tiles?

Discussion in 'Satellite TV, Sky TV & FreeSat' started by andrew123, Feb 2, 2005.

  1. andrew123

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    i have tiles on the outside of my house, and i was wondering if the sky engineer is able to drill through the tiles to get the dish on the wall?
     
  2. richjthorpe

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    What kind of tiles are they ? Ceramic ? Lime Stone ? Roof tiles ?
     
  3. andrew123

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    i'm not really sure, they look similar to roof tiles, but like i say, im not sure
     
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    Any doubts then I wouldn't put my faith in the average SKY installer/contractor.

    Might be worth talking to an authorised dealer/agent in your local area who can offer you the same "deals" from SKY but wouldn't be on a schedule and prepared to play fast and loose with your home:)
    It may cost a little more but could bring you piece of mind.
     
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    If the tiles have been installed properly each tile will have been fixed to a wooden baton with two nails.
    There is a tile underneath the exposed tile.

    If you are unlucky and crack the tile you will it very difficult to remove the broken tile and insert a new tile , that is if you can match the existing tile.
    You would be advised to ring a good roof tiling company and ask their advice or find a way through by another route.
    NJ :lesson: :lesson:
     
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    We do not drill through any form of cladding. There is the risk of causing too much damage, and you do not know what is behind.
     

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