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Choosing a Roof Truss for You

Are you trying to find the right roof truss for a particular application or building and aren’t sure of what needs to go where? The roof is an absolutely integral part of the building, it has a massive effect on the overall aesthetic, as well as the integrity of the building. There are many different […]

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An Introduction to Roof Trusses

  There is no denying that the roof is the most important structure in any home. If you were to forget about any essential repairs to your roof you would certainly know about it quite quickly! It is the covering that protects the entirety of your home. At Aber Roof Truss, we provide their clients […]

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Why Do We Use Metal Web Joists?

  Metal web joists are becoming increasing popular across property development due to their numerous benefits. They provide extra support for the floor in a timber solution for both homes and commercial properties. At Aber Roof Truss, we supply metal web joists (open web joists), the superior alternative to traditional solid timber and TJI joists […]

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Why do we use roof trusses?

  Why do we use roof trusses to make pitched roofs? In the early days of housing construction, roofs that were also constructed were flat. This was generally because we didn’t know any better and it was also cheaper to build a flat roof. Unfortunately, a flat roof isn’t always the best option in our […]

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What to Consider When Buying Roof Trusses

  Roof framing has evolved so much over the last few decades. While we used to rely on rafters to provide framing for our roofs, more and more people are finding that a roof truss system is not only more economical but also faster and simpler as part of the whole process. Roof framing ranges […]

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Truss Clips: FAQ

  What are roof truss clips? Roof truss clips are metal components that are designed to safely and strongly fit roof trusses to wall plates. This resists wind uplift on the roof truss which avoids any damage by skew nailing.    How big are roof truss clips? Roof truss clips generally come in two different […]

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