With this particular roof repair we were required to replace a rusted box gutter that lay between two terraces. Water damage was evident internally in both premises and the existing gutter had several large rust holes in it.

Stage 1.

It is always interesting working in some of the older areas of Sydney. With this particular roof repair we were required to replace a rusted box gutter that lay between two terraces.

Water damage was evident internally in both premises and the existing gutter had several large rust holes in it. These particular properties were over 100 years old.

It is always interesting working in some of the older areas of Sydney

Stage 2.

The pitch of the roof tiles was approximately 60 degrees making access and working conditions difficult. The first process was to remove both courses of roof tiles to allow the box gutter to be removed.  The roof tiles were safely stacked on an adjoining flat roof.

The pitch of the roof tiles was approximately 60 degrees making access and working conditions difficult.

Stage 3.

The existing gutter was then removed. The new custom ordered gutter was carefully marked, cut and installed with a new spout for the connecting downpipe. It was then lifted into position and screwed into place. Custom flashing and gutters always provide challenges but we thrive on it.

The existing gutter was then removed.

Stage 4.

After the box gutter installation the terracotta and cement roof tiles were laid back into position. Finally the ridgecapping and gable end tiles were rebed and repointed using a flexible pointing compound. Restoring the leaking roof back to its original condition. If you need help with your roof we service Sydney wide so call Roofline today.

After the box gutter installation the terracotta and cement roof tiles were laid back into position.