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Cantilevered Roof Truss

Cantilevered Roof Truss A Cantilevered Roof Truss occurs where the main body of the truss, not just the rafter overhang, projects outside the support. All the standard roof truss profiles can be cantilevered at one or both ends. The structural treatment of the...

Birdsmouth Cuts for Raised Tie Trusses

Birdsmouth Cuts for Raised Tie Trusses Birdsmouth cuts are required on rafters when designing trusses with a section of sloping ceiling.  It provides a flat surface to bear on to the wallplate and ensures a positive connection is made to the wallplate. These cuts are...

Lifetime Homes

Lifetime Homes When we are working with housebuilders, we often find ourselves supplying trusses and joists for affordable homes as well as for Lifetime Homes. This is a relatively unknown concept, so we thought it would be useful to explain a little more about what...

Site Measure for Existing Roofs

With the cost of moving being so high, home improvement is regularly an option chosen by homeowners. Often with extensions, the new elements of roof are required to run in line with existing sections of roof or avoid ridgelines etc.  In these instances, there is no...

Unloading Roof Trusses

Unloading Roof Trusses – Video Guides These Safe Handling Roof Trusses video guides are designed to be watched in conjunction with our new, hard copy site pack. As manufacturers or Roof Trusses, Robinson Manufacturing customers all receive a hard copy Site Pack...

Twin Ridge Elevation

Twin Ridge Elevation Along with working with the national housebuilding sector, the estimating and design team at Robinson Manufacturing love the variation and challenges that working with local builders and developers provide – like this twin ridge elevation. A...