Roof Construction Components?

Answer Components used in roof construction have to meet exacting standards. Organizations like the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) and the International Organization for Standardization... Read More »

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How to Add Components in Sentence Construction?

The ability to identify and make use of the various components of a sentence is a skill learned early in education. Correctly adding components to your sentences allows you to craft sentences which... Read More »

Gable Roof Components?

A gable roof is one of the simplest styles in modern usage. It features a central ridge beam, supported by two diagonal planes that run from the peak to the eaves. Gable roofs are commonly built in... Read More »

What is a pitching plate in roof construction?

a framing member (2x4 or similar), attached to a wall, upon which, sits the top (high end) of a "pitched" rafter. Placement of the plate determines the pitch of the roof, hence the name.

How to Build Rafters for Roof Construction?

There are about as many variations of roof design as there are roof designers. A majority of roofs are basic gable, which slopes on two sides, or hip, which slopes on four sides, or some combinatio... Read More »