How to frame a hip roof

August 11, 2012  //  Posted by: cooldude  //  Category: Roofing

Tips to frame a hip roof, roofingHip roofs are one of the most popular designs when it comes to roof designs. They can be a very aesthetic way of designing the roofs with architectural liens and they can be perfect for providing the needed protection to your house as well. The windows, the doors and the walls of your house can be protected well by going for the hip designer.

The integrity of the structure of your house will also be benefited with this design. It can be a bit complex when you are trying to frame hip roof as compared to gable roofs. The components of the hip roofs are hip rafters, common rafters, a ridge board and the jack rafters. The ridge boards are not always present in the hip roofs. There will not be a ridge board if you are working on square building with high sides of equal length. Most of the modern homes are going with hip roofs.

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