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Roof Construction and Loft Conversion, 4th Edition

Roof Construction and Loft Conversion, 4th Edition

C. N. Mindham

ISBN: 978-1-405-13963-2

Aug 2006

256 pages

In Stock

$96.00

Description

This book provides practical guidance on the design and construction of timber roofs, featuring numerous detail drawings. It includes information on loft to attic room conversion.


The new edition has been updated to cover the latest changes to the British Regulations and extended coverage of roof attic construction.

The development of the pitched roof; Roof shapes and terminology; The ""traditional"" and ""cut"" roof; Bolted truss roof construction; The construction of trussed rafters roofs; Truss plate systems; Roof construction detailing; Loft conversion: space possibilities; Technical possibilities; Planning and building control; Surveys and specification
""A thorough rundown of the various types of roof currently in use, with easy -to-read diagrams to make sense of it all … useful."" (Build It, December 2008)

""A thorough rundown of the various types of roof currently in use, with easy -to-read diagrams to make sense of it all … particularly useful if you have a tricky space to convert."" (Build It, December 2008)

""easy to read and concise … an excellent book"" (Building Engineer)

* Provides practical guidance on design and construction of timber roofs
* Extended coverage of roof attic construction with new chapter
* Highly illustrated with detail drawings
* ‘easy to read and concise … an excellent book’ – Building Engineer