Hip Roof

Hip Roof

Hip Roof – A roof that rises by inclined planes from all four sides of a structure.  The arrangement of the framing members in a hip roof make it naturally self bracing, this coupled with the absence of gable walls makes it less susceptible to wind damage than many other roof styles. One possible drawback of this roof design is diminished attic space.

hip roof

Hip Roof


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Tony is a life time resident of North Carolina with over 30 years experience in multiple facets of the industrial, commercial and residential construction industry. For the past 23 years he has owned and operated Wood's Home Maintenance Service, providing services primarily in Johnston, Wake and Sampson Counties of North Carolina. ______________ ______________________________________________________ The information contained in this Blog is opinion derived, from hands on experience of over 30 years in the construction industry and by extensive research by the author. All postulations are referenced to the geographic location in which this experience was gained.
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