Learn more about your roof

Learn more about your roof

There are so many different styles of roofs such as Hip, Gable, Dutch Gable, Mansard and Skillion which can all be cladded with so many different types of cladding. Some of the different type of cladding are: Galvanised roofing, Colorbond© roofing, Zincalume© roofing, Concrete Tiles, Asbestos (supersix), Pressed metal tiles, Decromastic tiles (bitumen coated) to name just a few. Then there are the different profiles of metal roofing: Corrugated, Monoclad, ClipLok, Capacity Plus, Longspan

When getting a new roof you will come across a lot of terms that you may not have heard of before. The diagram below will help you identify what the different parts of your roof are called.

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  1. Dutch Gable
  2. Gable
  3. Valley Gutter
  4. Fascia
  5. Guttering
  6. Downpipe
  7. Barge
  8. Flashing
  9. Spreader
  10. Ridge cap

If you have any queries about your roof contact the Ascent team and we will be more than happy to assist with your query.