Residents Replacing Historic Tile Damaged By Storms

CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

DALLAS (CBS 11 News) – Damage estimates by one trade group put last month’s raging Dallas hailstorm among the worst ever recorded here — early $2 billion.

The wreckage has some local homeowners facing an additional as they try to replace damaged roofs.

Folks along parts of Swiss Avenue, in East Dallas, are in historically preserved districts and must replace damaged items with similar products.

Homeowner Sharon Jones told CBS 11 News, “On that fateful day it all came literally crashing down.”

Jones’s roof had held firm for 85 years, now she was left fearing the potential monumental headache of replacing it.

I mean, what’re the odds she could find a century-old tile maker still in business?

Still, “I went out back and picked up a broken tile,” she recalled, “and on the back it says ‘Ludowici Tiles.'”

As in Ludowici Tiles of Lexington, Ohio, A company, as it turns…

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