Building your Roof

Building the roof of a house is one of the most important work. A roof of a house is much more than just the decorative top. A roof is built to prevent sunlight and rain, it also helps to drain water away from a structure, and provides insulation that helps keep the interior of a building warm or cool, depending on the season. Roof building is not a small and easy work to do. Perfect measurement and planning are needed to make a perfect roof.

Before you take any step you have to make a listing of all the necessary products and utensils you need. Also make a blueprint or drawing of that roof as well. It will help you to move with working properly. Once you have all the things you need to make a roof, its time now to start the making.

At the very first you have to make a frame with trusses. Design the frames and keep them angled from every side. As the roof size and style is going to be as per your choice so choose a roof which will match with your house. If you want your house having a little place under roof, then just design it that way. But make sure it doesn’t look weird. Make the frame strong as possible as you can. Because it is going hold the roof. Thus you will be assured that the roof above your head is trusted and will never fall by itself. After that, fit the frame with the body of your building. You can do that with the help of some people. But its safe to use a crane. Thus your frame will be safe as well as the workers.

After the frame is installed, You now have to install the sub trusses keeping the measured distance from each other.You have to use hardwood for rood making. Because nobody would like to see their roof cracking and falling upon them. you have to cover that up with wood or metal. Using metal can make the roof heavy. Then underlayment part comes. This part is just because it will waterproof your roof and keep the inside dry.

Similar to the underlayment, the roof cover is installed from the bottom up. Like sheathing. Like underlayment, they should also overlap. So when it rains the water drains away. There are many types of roof cover. Most people use small pieces which looks good and sticks with one another. This thing helps to drain the water away. and add a gutter to move all the water in the place you want.

If you follow all the steps above you will be able to build a roof which is beautiful as well as strong and waterproof. Be conscious while you are building the roof. Because a single mistake will ruin the whole plan. Noone would like to open all the parts again to recover whats left. So just be sure that you have followed all the instructions above.