How to Build a Roof: A Step-by-step Guide

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Want to learn how to build a roof in order to keep costs under control on your self build project? While it's not a job for a DIY novice, it could be done by a more seasoned DIYer. 

This step-by-step guide demonstrates how to build a gable to gable (also know as an up-and-over or duo pitch) metric roofing system. Either read the steps below or watch the how-to video featuring Mat Woodyatt, Training Manager at Redland Roofing

Lindsey Davis