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    Going from pitched roof to flat

    Roofers

    Hello,
    I have a bungalow which has a small extension to the side running the length of the property. The flat roof on the extension is knackered. I want to take it all off and re-do the extension properly by building and replacing all the windows etc. Where the original house was the guttering is still on it and the flat roof is under the guttering. When i build the side extension do i need to keep this guttering or can i raise the roof a little and have it so the rain water runs straight off the house roof onto the flat roof then into the gutter of the flat roof? If not what else coudl i do?

    Asked by Pete on 18th Sep 2020
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    ARK Roofing and Property maintenance

    "Yes that's the best thing in my opinion to do. Pitch the roof and install guttering around it. Seal the roof with a lead flashing where it meets the house and the pitch will let the water travel down into guttering."

    Answered on 12th Nov 2020 - Member since Aug 2020 - report

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