What Is a Roof Rafter?

Answer Roof rafters are structural components of a building's roof. Consider them the underlying framework that supports the roof decking and shingles. Any building with a roof is likely to have rafters, ... Read More »

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Traditional Rafter Roof?

Rafters are the skeleton for a roof, the bones that support the skin, the shingles or other roof covering. They are an ancient building form, probably dating to the time men first pushed trees toge... Read More »

What is difference between truss and rafter?

Answer A truss is a prefabricated piece of frame work that is installed at the site, but actually assembled somewhere else.A rigid framework, as of wooden beams or metal bars, designed to support ... Read More »

If you could ask the Rafter family from Packed to the Rafters anything, what would it be?

I want to ask Rachel - why do you treat Jake so badly. He seems like a decent guy, what is it about him that you think is so rude? It's been going on for ages now.

What is the difference between a flat roof and a pitched roof?