It also helps to add metal angle brackets at the bearing points where your trusses meet your shed.
Installing roof trusses on a shed.
If you live in an area where you get absolutely tons of snow and have a low pitched roof on your shed then go ahead and put them 16 on center.
Determine roof truss spacing 24 on center is fine for shed trusses.
They need to be secure for permanent use.
When these are finished they need to be lifted in place onto the top of the shed before the rest of the roof is installed.
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Workers manually move the first truss to the end of the roof and stand.
Roof trusses comprise two rafters holding up the structure of the roof.
Nail in place to attach the trusses to the foundation of your shed and to keep them in place for the addition of your roof.
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The number of trusses you need depends on the length of the shed.
Typically the contractor sets most or all of the trusses on the side of the roof opposite the location of truss number one.
You will need a minimum of two but for longer sheds you may need several.
Video 6 installing the trusses.
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Next put these cross ties near the rafter s bottom in case you do not care for an inside space or if perhaps you need.
Lay them in pair with the ends meeting.
How to install roof trusses on a shed assemble all the trusses that you made and need for your shed in a level surface.
Attach the truss firmly to your shed.
Homes have 24 truss spacing.