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Case Study: A Sagging Roof

Posted by in Case Studies, Roof, Wood | August 29, 2016

The roof of this barn exhibits a sag (featured photo).  The roof is framed with rafters (Figure 1).  The rafter ties are set very high to allow clearance for interior activities; however, this prevents the ties from adequately restraining the… Read More

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