Jump to content
Sign in to follow this  
Joe1888

Garage Roof Advice

Recommended Posts

My garage is still work in progress, looking for advice from members with abit more knowledge..

 

My garage going to be 6 metres x 6 metres, the walls will be concrete pre fab sections. Looking for ideas on the roof, because of the span, i risk the roof not being strong enough,

 

I was considering either having the roof sloping from one side to the other or from front to back

 

roof needs to be strong and also good enough to stop the walls spreading

 

 

Any help/advice is much appreciated

  • Like 2

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

front to back rubberised if it werre mine mate or even cheaper fibreglass

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Front to rear slope, boarded and joist/ wall grabbed all the way round.

Pitched would be fine on a wall plate all round but more expensive.

 

Industrial torch on felt for the roof ( two layers), steel edging strips - approx.` £10 per 10 ft length.

 

 

Mark, roofer 40 years.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

pitched or sloped wouldn't make a diffence, if the roof construction was built correctly it wouldn't push the walls out, are you plan on haveing it open or are your boarding the ceiling?

built up felt is better than the rubber, better lifespan and the birds don't want to peck the felt like they do with the rubber.

have a look at my web site for the cold applied liquid plastics (triflex)

 

but i would consider for cost to go with felt as red cap sheet is £30 for 7.5m2 a roll

and sanded layer 4mm is £30 for 9m2 a roll

www.cdhroofing.co.uk

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

Sign in to follow this  

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

×