flared gables Articles

#17 – Flared Gables

February 23, 2017

Every once in awhile, we run into buildings that have flared gables. You can recognize these situations because the ridge or peak of the roof is wider than the base of the roof. These are also often called flying gables. These gables must be handled very carefully with metal roofs. Any debris which ends up… ( read more )

Buying A New Roof Part 3 – Special Circumstances Video

January 23, 2012

Part 3 of my video series on Buying A New Roof can now be viewed on Youtube. This segment explains how to recognize Special Circumstances on your roof which, if they exist, will impact how you buy a new roof. Things like Offset Eaves, Low Pitches, Dead Valleys, and Flared or Flying Gables are explained… ( read more )