DIY Roofing question

I'm planning to extend my terraced single story cottage. The extension will give us a "storey and a half" on the end of the existing structure, i.e. a room downstairs and a smaller room upstairs with a dormer. The existing roof is pan-tiled, and the new roof needs to be as well to meet planning requirments. The extension will be around 5m x 4m. I'd like to be able to do the roofing myself, but haven't done a job like this before. Would it be reasonable to think I could do this myself? Any advice or pointers to useful sources gratefully received.
Reuben
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Reuben Diaz wrote in message

Most tile manufacturers produce booklets with sectional views through roofs made with their products. Ask at the stockists that specialise in tiles (rather than an ordinary builders merchants) and they are likely to be very helpful. Mine will photocopy pages etc. Web searches also produce useful results but you often have to register to get the info.Register as self builder - seemsto work ok for me.
Bob
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Reuben Diaz wrote:

Yes, its realtively easy. The only critical bits are getting teh battens laid evenly and teh riht distance apart, and staring the run correctly at teh eaves, weher the first course that doesn't lay on top of one below, needs propping up, possibly using some short tiles, or sometmes a strip of wood.
Sacffolding and tile management are teh other two things that spring to mind. You do NOT want to ba running about fetching tiles. Professional tilesr make little piles d=otted around before they start.
The other thing you will need to master is soakers - bits of leaf that lie under the tiles and bend up along the dormer walls to stop water going down the cracks. Thes must be done right or it will leak badly.

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