3. They’re More Affordable
Trusses are inexpensive compared to on-site rafter construction. That’s because there’s much less labor (and wood) involved when building them at a factory and adding them to the home.
Whether you’re remodeling a home or building a new one, it helps to trim the budget wherever you can, and then reinvest the savings into other areas of the home.
4. No Exposure to the Elements
Factory-build trusses aren’t exposed to weather — and the potential damage it brings during construction. They’re delivered intact to a building site, installed, and the roof is quickly added.
When a home builder installs rafters instead of manufactured trusses, all of the work happens at the construction site, which means the rafters are exposed to the elements.
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