Glossary

Dormer Roof

Roof over a dormer protruding from the sloping roof surface.

 

Downpipe

A pipe to carry roof water from gutters and roof catchments to drains or storage tanks.

 

Drop

A short fitting in a gutter sole, where rainwater leaves the gutter to accommodate a downpipe.

Dry Verge

Usually associated with tiles to provide a simple clean finish. Alternatively used on a raking barge.

Dutch Gable

is a roof with a small gable, usually at the top of a hip roof.

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