Concrete or clay tiles – roof sagging

Cause

Rafters are inadequately sized for the span and weight of roofing

Repair

  • consult a registered building surveyor or chartered professional engineer to inspect and advise on possible roof structure repairs
  • alternatively, remove the tiled roof; replace with a lightweight roof cladding

Cause

Insufficient strutting support for the roof weight

Repair

  • consult a registered building surveyor or chartered professional engineer to inspect and advise on possible roof structure repairs
  • alternatively, remove the tiled roof; replace with a lightweight roof cladding

Cause

Roof framing has been damaged or cut

Repair

  • consult a registered building surveyor or chartered professional engineer to inspect and advise on possible roof structure repairs
  • strengthen the roof framing by adding plates to damaged rafters
  • alternatively, remove the tiled roof; replace with a lightweight roof cladding

Cause

Loadbearing walls below have been removed

Repair

  • consult a registered building surveyor or chartered professional engineer to inspect and advise on possible roof structure repairs
  • add beam support where loadbearing walls have been removed
  • alternatively, remove the tiled roof; replace with a lightweight roof cladding