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Garage Roof

Discussion in 'Roofing and Guttering' started by nichollsjames, 27 Apr 2019.

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    nichollsjames

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    Corrugated metal garage & roof, trusses are triangular and about 6ft from concrete floor. I’m 6ft6 and have a sore head. Can I brace the joists with metal or wood and cut out the bottoms of them? If so how do I do it and what materials should I use? Thanks
     
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    Probably not- those horizontals at 6' are the only things keeping the walls vertical.

    One option- move the garage, build a 1' dwarf wall (3 courses of blocks on their sides will be v stable) then put the garage on top.

    Or build a proper garage :)
     
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    Yeah that could be a solution.
    Cut the wall plate straps and jack one side up then lay a course of brick. Leave it a few days repeat for the other side.
     
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