Inspiration and advice for your building project
There are more ways than ever to build a roof structure - some quicker and easier than others. Mark Brinkley explains the various options, including the flat roof, the curved roof, the panellised roof and the trussed roof.
Expert advice on how to go about designing the roof for your self-build. Including advice on pitch, trusses, roof types and insulation.
Flat roofs are back in favour, but what are your best material options?
A quick guide to the different types of roof coverings
Tim Pullen explores the different types of green roof, and the costs and implications involved
Perhaps the best looking aspect of an eco house, Tim Pullen explores the different types of green roof and the costs and implications involved
Who does what, and when? It might seem obvious, but when you’re running a building project, you’ll need to know exactly what to expect of each of the trades you employ — and how much you should be paying. David Snell continues the investigation by...
Expensive mistakes are made if you do not follow the correct sampling procedure when choosing your roof tiles...