Roof Ends – Gable

The term Gable end usually also includes the triangle of wall beneath the roof covering.

Roof Ends – Barn Hip

A barn hip can also be called a half hip, clipped gable or Dutch hip. This is where the top portion of the gable is replaced with a small hip.

Roof Ends – Full Hip

A hip is where the end of the roof is sloped from the eaves level up to the ridge.


A catslide roof is a roof that continues down below the main eaves height and allows you to have a greater depth of building without increasing your ridge height.