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Big garage build roof help

Discussion in 'Roofing and Guttering' started by iain wood, 6 Sep 2019.

  1. iain wood

    iain wood

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    Hello folks. Im looking to build a big garage and just now im looking at 7m wide by 6m deep.

    im unsure if im best for a flat roof or a pitched roof. what would people suggest as in easiest to do. will i need extra support for a garage that wide. any tips and pointers will be great.

    i will sort out planning etc but just looking at whats best so i can look at cost etc first.
     
  2. ^woody^

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    Is 'easiest to do' the criteria? If so, it's corrugated sheets.
     
  3. oldbutnotdead

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    Building that size will need building regs. Flat you'll need v chunky rafters, steel may be cheaper. Single or double pitch you can use trusses or chunky rafters if you want to keep the headroom.
    Tin sheets for the roof are easy but prone to condensation. Have a look at GRP sheets- had no condensation probs with mine, lots of daylight but very noisy when the bl**dy seagulls are dancing on them!
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  4. noseall

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    Roof trusses please.(y)
     
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