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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?
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.
Green roofing is not just for specially designed new homes, it can be retrofitted on to a surprising number of buildings and it brings with it a whole host of advantages. The most obvious of which is aesthetic.