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January 19, 2012
Speed productions with trusses made for hips and valleys
November 6, 2007
Q: What is the purpose of bracing the webs of roof trusses? Why do some webs need braces while others don’t? Dexter Winsley, Tupelo, MS A: Ron Strohbeck, a truss expert…
May 1, 2005
Q: I’m building an addition to my truss-roofed house. The new gable roof will be perpendicular to the existing gable roof. What’s the best way to attach these two roofs? C.T.…
January 1, 2005
Factory-made trusses save time and give you a roof engineered for strength and stability
July 1, 2004
A skylight well with splayed sides lets in lots of light to transform a plain ranch
May 1, 2004
Fixing the hard parts first gets a couple into their remodeled house before winter
May 1, 2003
No-nonsense materials and exposed trusses distinguish a Houston house with a home office built for less than $100 per sq. ft.
September 1, 2001
Site-built trusses are a speedy way to frame this traditional barn-shaped roof
May 1, 2001
An addition creates an ample gourmet kitchen and exciting outdoor spaces while giving this Seattle home a much-needed face-lift
July 1, 2000
Q: I’m having a new roof put on the house this summer. We want to put skylights in a few locations. The roof trusses are 2 ft. o. c., but we’d…
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