Hip roofs are a very popular kind of roofing, and depending on the size of your house or office, you can almost always find pre-engineered hip roof package for the do-it-yourself home project.
Be sure to verify all your needs with the hip roof manufacturer, so that you receive the most suitable how to build a hip roof kit. Remember that building a hip roof from scratch means considering ventilation, drainage, sheathing, insulation, guttering, chimneys, sky lighting, and a whole range of components that together make up a roof. If you lack knowledge or skills in the installation of these things, or do not know how to suit them to the hip roof design, do not hesitate to contact one of our professional roofers, and receive expert assistance. After all, as the most protective part of your house from the elements, you donít want to settle for half a job.
Frame hip roof
Sheath hip roof
The following instructions assume you already know the dimensions and design of the roof trusses you intend to build. If you do not, or need specially designed roof trusses (and not manufactured ones) contact a Roof 101 professional for assistance.
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