Blog - Aber Roof Truss


How Do Roof Trusses Work?

Roof trusses are designed to spread the weight of the roof, and whatever lands on it, to the walls of the building. Just like a bridge truss would spread the weight of the cars and trucks crossing over it and transfers it to the piers.  What makes a truss more appealing to architects is the […]

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How is Timber Made?

  Building materials like timber, often used to make roof trusses, need to be of a very high quality to make sure that they last a lifetime. Before wood can be used to build trusses, it first needs to be processed. This has a few steps, beginning in the forest where they grow, and ending […]

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Staying COVID-19 Secure in 2020

We are open for you to visit our office, but there are now regulations in place. In view of the COVID 19 guidance, we ask if you could now call us upon arrival. A designer will then come to meet you outside with a mask and sanitising gel for you to use.If you do not […]

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Dormer Loft Conversions: FAQs

Adding a dormer roofs to your property is a great way of converting your loft. They add plenty of additional head height and extra natural light to what would otherwise be a cramped and dark space.  A dormer roof is a structural extension, which extends outwards on a sloping roof. Because of their multiple benefits, […]

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The History of the Attic Truss

  Roof trusses have been a popular choice for various buildings and residential homes for some time now, but where did the idea of them come from? A conventional truss is made up of a timber frame, fixed together to form a triangle shape, and usually placed in a sequence to build a strong structure. […]

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The Different Styles of Roof Trusses

  Roof trusses are the most popular choice of roof structure in the UK due to their many advantages. They are reasonably quick to install, designed to perfectly fit a building, and a more affordable option than other methods.  Choosing roof trusses is also the more eco-friendly solution. They can save up to 30% on […]

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