Roof trusses and how to repair them. In this DIY guide we take a look at roof trusses and joists and see what different types of truss there are, what causes them to fail and how you can repair any damage
You may refer to a truss as the rafter, but it's basically the skeleton of the roof, carrying the weight of the frame and supporting the walls of the building. Trusses are very important to preventing the walls from bending or flexing, more so.
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