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How Roof Trusses Help Build Strong Roofs

April 20, 2022

Contractors and engineers have to carefully plan every step of construction to ensure quality build and a healthy structure. A significant sum is invested in the construction of any building. If not built with proper care and caution, the structural integrity of the building can be compromised, leading to heavy losses.

A roof is one of the most important aspects of a building. Apart from supporting the ceiling, the roof also determines its shape. Roof trusses are immensely popular among engineers for building strong and durable roofs.
Although steel is also used for constructing trusses, timber trusses are more commonly used for trusses ideal for building roofs of houses.

2 ways in which trusses help build a strong roof


Even load distribution
The concentration of too much load at one spot is one of the biggest reasons causing the compromise of the roof's structural integrity. Any sort of crack or damage in the roof can eventually spread, become more volatile, and lead to fatal accidents. 
One of the major benefits of trusses is that they enable an even load distribution. The unique triangle shape of a truss ensures that the load is not concentrated on any one point. The weight-to-strength ratio of roof trusses is exceptional. 
Engineered to perfection
Any miscalculations in the planning or the construction stage can affect the roof's durability. Every aspect has to be engineered to perfection. This is exactly what you get with roof trusses, perfection. Manufactured in a controlled environment with the help of the latest tools and equipment, trusses are built while sticking to the engineer's plan. 
Tamarack Lumber is one of the leading manufacturers of engineered roof trusses. Made using quality timber that can withstand heavy loads, our trusses are engineered at our dedicated facility. Get in touch with us today to learn about everything we can achieve with you.