Roof trusses have a lot going for them. They save
time, which means they save contractors
money, and they eliminate the need for interior
columns or bearing walls. The downside is that the
attic space becomes a web-filled jungle, unsuitable
for storage. But it doesn't have to be that way.
Storage trusses can provide usable space in the attic
at a very reasonable cost.
Case in Point
During the initial design of a three-story addition
we built earlier this year, the clients requested that
several large rooms on the top floor be free of posts.
Trusses were the natural choice to clear-span the 24-
foot-wide addition, so I put together an order for