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    How to fix a sagging roof

    Roofers

    Why does a roof sag with time? Is there something that can be done about it??

    Asked by Patrick on 25th Feb 2021
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    Visual Homes Ltd

    "It could be a few things
    1. The rafters need looking or changing
    2 Rotten batons
    3 Broken membrane"

    Answered on 3rd Mar 2021 - Member since Jul 2020 - report
    Larkspur construction

    "The timbers are rotten, water holding in the roof, basically you need a new roof."

    Answered on 25th Feb 2021 - Member since Jun 2020 - report
    Westwood Roofing&Landscaping

    "If a roof starts to sag whether it’s a pitched roof or a flat roof it’s down to the main roof joists which are more than likely broken/damaged and starting to give way causing the roof to sag"

    Answered on 26th Jun 2021 - Member since Sep 2020 - report
    A.Wright& Son

    "The answer is how long is a bit of string, the roof needs to be strengthened up, it’s not a simple fix to get it straight, it can have more supports fixed in to prevent further damage to get it straight again means dropping it down and start again."

    Answered on 25th Feb 2021 - Member since Sep 2019 - report
    Karl Bingham

    "Look at it like this, as we get older as humans we also sag, unfortunately. The timbers in question are probably a century old so this is common, especially if there was not enough supporting timber installed when the property was built."

    Answered on 21st Oct 2021 - Member since Jun 2021 - report

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