Inspiration and advice for your building project
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 with cutting edge designers - but have manufacturers really overcome the notorious maintenance problems such as adequate waterproofing and ventilation? Clive Fewins reports.
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.
Continuing our comprehensive series looking at build costs, serial self-builder David Snell breaks down the figures for constructing the roof, including advice on which type of roof is best for your project and how to reduce build costs.
A guide to converting a loft with a difficult roof construction. Includes advice on headroom, trussed rafters, telescopic joists, building regulations and more.