trusses enable builders to design complex roof designs, with longer spans, and
install them quickly and easily. With the use of a crane, an entire home’s roof
system can be installed in less than a day. If the roof trusses are small enough
to manually handle, 2 or 3 carpenters can install an entire roof within one or
Roof trusses are
designed and engineered at the factory. All that is required from the
homebuilder are the required specifications for the roof pitch, the roof span
and any unique features such as a request for a cathedral ceiling.
Roof trusses can quickly be engineered and specified to meet the requirements of
the job site and local and national code requirements.
Likewise, roof trusses can be quickly
manufactured in a factory where they can be built at ground level in an enclosed
area where they are unexposed to a host of elements that could affect their
quality. Prefabricated roof trusses are typically secured together with metal
truss plates that provide stronger joints than traditional nailed joints.
when planning your new custom home, talk to your architect and builder about
using roof trusses. You maybe able to create larger open rooms and save
yourself some time and money.
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