room in the roof trusses
The Room in the Roof trussed rafter, or attic truss, is a simple and effective way of providing the structural roof and floor in the same component as illustrated here.
With the ever increasing demand to optimise land, many housebuilders are now specifying Room in the Roof trusses for new build programmes as they offer additional living space without increasing the footprint.
A significant proportion of all trussed rafters now produced are Room in the Roof trusses as they are one of the most economical solutions to adding rooms to a new house or apartment block. Room in the Roof trusses can be equally beneficial for commercial or industrial applications, capable of spanning over 8m without internal load bearing walls, and 16m with load bearing walls.
BENEFITS OF ROOM IN THE ROOF TRUSSES
The advantages of a Room in the Roof trussed rafter, or attic truss, are many:
Quick and easy erection offering cost savings on site as well as providing a weathertight shell at an earlier stage
The need for complex, labour intensive site joints is removed
A complete roof structure is provided, ready prepared for roof finishes, plasterboard and floorboarding
There are no restrictions on the ground floor layout as the trusses can span onto the external walls
The Room in the Roof truss is specifically designed to accommodate all loads required for an additional room
Consistent quality is assured as the attic trusses are factory assembled
ROOM IN THE ROOF EXPERTISE
Timber and Treatment
All timber used by Scotts meets the highest quality standards and is cut from managed forests and sustainable sources. Room in the Roof trusses can be pressure treated, if required.
Planning and Design
The Scotts technical team starts by gaining a full understanding of your project requirement. The designer will produce detailed drawings, utilising the latest design technology, to ensure cost-effective Room in the Roof solutions for each project. A detailed estimate for your bespoke attic trusses will also be provided at this stage.
Scotts combines technology with craftsmanship to produce Room in the Roof trusses to meet your required specification.
So, whatever your application, you can rely on Scotts to get your Room in the Roof trusses on site, on time.