Should be thankful the damage was not worse... Four ridge tiles and a few rosemaries.
With all the storms lately getting hold of a builder to do some repairs might take a while. Fortunately himself is still okay to do some repairs. But, it comes at a cost (pain). His knees as he says are 'shot'. The solution might be knee replacement surgery? But in this day and age known as 'austerity' people are expected to put up with and shut up.