Most houses of the 1970s had gable roofs with a relatively shallow pitch. A range of claddings was used. Some roofs may need maintenance or replacement.
Roof form and framing
Most houses had relatively shallow gable roofs. Read more.
Eaves, gables and guttering
Original roofs may need maintenance or replacement. Read more.
Other common problems include:
- matching new roof claddings to existing, and matching new framing timber dimensions to existing
- lack of insulation
- corrosion of flashings and fastenings.