A reader's Roofs and roofing question: Roof load?
Peter M, from Adelaide : Australia had this roof load question.
Between your website and my Readers Digest DIY manual I have (1960) I have worked out I have a hip roof on my house. We have had termites and I want to remove an internal all so I am interested in understanding how load is transferred into the walls. It looks to me like a hip roof transfers all the load to the external walls. There is no load transferred to internal walls.
OR is it not that simple... Thanks
Peter, rarely is that simple unfortunately.
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