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Timber roof structures

Type of structure

Whether living space is required in the roof is the most crucial decision from a structural point of view because it decides whether you can use prefabricated gang nail roof trusses or whether you have to build a traditional roof. The roof trusses are cheaper and much faster (two people can lift […]

Reasons Not To Self Build

Although there are many excellent reasons to build your own house, it can be a huge undertaking requiring an enormous amount of time, energy, dedication, creativity, skill and money.

Questions to ask yourself

Are you a good organizer of other people, particularly in the building trade? Have you a range of building skills which you […]