Domestic roof construction

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Domestic roof construction is the framing and roof covering which is found on most detached houses in cold and temperate climates.[1] Such roofs are built with mostly timber, take a number of different shapes, and are covered with a variety of materials.

Section view through a house roof drawing showing names for parts of the structure.[clarification needed] (UK and Australia). Ctrs. means centers, a typical line to which carpenters layout framing