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Profiled metal roofing buckling or twisting

  • Inadequate allowance for thermal movement at fixings – this occurs more commonly with dark coloured and aluminium roofs

    How to repair

Profiled metal roofing tearing at fixing points

  • The use of rivets instead of screws does not allow thermal movement to occur

    How to repair

  • Fixing holes are too small to allow sufficient thermal movement

    How to repair

Profiled metal roofing – lead-head nails damaged or missing

  • The lead heads were damaged during roofing installation

    How to repair

  • Nails have worked loose over time as a result of movement in the roof

    How to repair

Metal tile roofs – tile edge lifting

Loose fixings on solar water heater

Vent pipe loose

Problems with roof-mounted heat pump condensers

Zinc roofing – buckling

  • Thermal movement in the roofing is not being accommodated by the fixing system 

    How to repair

Zinc roofing – holes

Copper roofing – buckling

  • Thermal movement is not being accommodated by the fixing system 

    How to repair

Concrete or clay tiles broken or cracked