Roof Truss: A Fundamental to any Building

Roof Truss: A fundamental to any building

A roof truss is one of the most fundamental sections of a home or building. The truss pattern itself is used extensively in engineering applications related to bridge and other civil building construction, including other critical infrastructure like power pylons. The tetrahedron shape is the most representative shape of the basic idea and concept of a roof trusses structure.

The roof truss is made and used to help frame the actual shape of the roof itself. The trusses are generally pre-fabricated out of wood and are ultimately what holds the roof up. This leads to various advantages, such as a strong shape or style of a truss that can be built, with the load bearing characteristics that are such long sections, distribution of the load to the walls rather than onto the interior walls and finally trusses that can be built quickly and assembled.

A lot of the normal configurations of roof trusses encountered are names according to their shape such as the W truss, M, Scissors and Gable. Once the roof trusses are up they can be fastened to metal plates before being covered by a sheet of plywood. The fundamental shape of a roof truss will usually mean that the ability to have a spacious attic is sacrificed for the solid construction.

Without using the roof truss to construct the roof of a home, it is very difficult to properly frame the roof. The customisability of a roof truss is endless, meaning you can even have the roof truss tailored in a certain way that meets yours requirements for a custom build project. If you want to keep costs down, reliability up and an overall good and long lasting experience, then always turn to the use of a roof truss.

If you require a company to design and implement any truss structure – may it be extremely simple or overly complex, then Aber Roof Truss could be the perfect solution for you. Based on the most effective and economical methods, you are given a solution based around years of extensive product knowledge and experience.