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How to Keep Your Roof From Blowing Off
Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Today, Norm and German are demonstrating the steps used to ensure that the structure and beams are level. This is critical to make the screen system installation simple later in the project. Drew continues to explain and demonstrate the all-thread anchor and tie-down system to keep the roof connected to the footers in the event of a high-wind event or tornado in the area.
You'll get to put an eyeball on the beam pockets and see how this system works together to protect your forever home. We double-check our Truss measurements, and plan our siding trim and termination for the corners. Drew talks about why we prefer butt joints on trex fascia, and the importance of black-out painting the support framing for the lattice.
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