I attached the photos of the truss system I inspected this morning. No ridge board? The Trusses are also 24 inches on center for the most part. There is an area where they are less than 16 inches on center.
Not sure what to recommend here. Anyone have any recommendations?
24" OC is fine, as with anything less. Typically truss members over 5’ have some type of bracing, stiff/strong back and/or horizontal bracing across the trusses is common practice. Blueprints should be reviewed to make a definitive recommendation.
Mr. Murphy, I am sorry but if you have been doing 20 years of Inspections and a CMI as you claim on your Website, and don’t recognize a standard roof truss system, you are definitely doing the public an injustice and falsifying your credentials to make an unethical charge for your services.
I would highly recommend another line of work to fit your capabilities.
First, I am not a CMI, nor have I ever said I am. I would recommend you read the entire page (instead of the header) before you assume, and go out of your way to insult them.
In this photo you can see a ridge beam.
Ridge board must not be the right terminology for this system. I know it’s not required but the truss webbing is at an angle I have never seen before. Not to mention an improperly supported package unit on the roof. I was asking for thoughts not insults. Thanks for the advice…
Did I post this in the wrong forum?
Are you guys like this to every new member when they ask basic questions?
Do you normally go out of your way to insult everyone?
I have been certified for 3 months…
I imagine the Internachi community expects a lot more out of you guys.
there is a section for roofing specific if you want to get technical
prolly, odds may not be favorable depending on the moon phase
glad you’ve made it
some do, others dgaf
if your boss/tutor/mentor/associate that is listed as cmi & has 20 yr experience couldn’t answer your concerns
i’d question who i had aligned with
it’ll take some thick skin & more interaction around here before you & others gain any respect
it’s earned not freely given like a participation trophy
we have 3-10yr members that get & will continue to get much worse than you have experienced