Roof Repair Services

Roof Spreading

A roof spread is the outward movement of a building’s roof at the eaves due to the lateral (sideways) forces acting on it. Roof spreading is a severe problem because it can lead to the collapse of the entire structure.

What is roof spreading?

Roof spreading is a severe problem because it can lead to the collapse of the entire structure. If a building does experience roof spreading, it is important to take action immediately to stabilize the structure and prevent further damage.

What are several ways to prevent roof spreading?
 
  • Cross BracingThis is a system of diagonal supports that helps to stabilize the structure
  • Use Shear WallsWhich are walls that are designed to resist lateral forces