Roof Truss

What is the Double Pitched Roof Truss?

If you want to build or renovate your house’s roof, you might find yourself overwhelmed by the range of roof trusses and wall frames available. A roof certainly adds aesthetic to your home, but it’s also important it carries protective, insulating, ventilating and drainage qualities. Don’t look past a double pitched roof truss – it may be the perfect sort of roofing material to meet your needs. If you’re keen on learning more about these trusses and their advantages, read on – we’ve put together this helpful blog with all you need to know.

What is a double-pitched roof truss?

Roof trusses are pre-fabricated roofing supports, made from the highest-quality, strong and stable materials. They’re comprised of an outer frame, or chord, and inner triangles, or webs. Double-pitched trusses are the most common kind of roofing structure. They’re made up of triangles, known as gables. These gables have two surfaces joined by a ridge and supported by load-bearing walls. These roofs are versatile, cost-effective, and easy to build.

The benefits of a double-pitched roof truss

There are great benefits of a double-pitched roof truss.

Varied designs

These roof trusses can be made either symmetrically or asymmetrically. A symmetrical roof will be made up of perfect triangles with identical surface areas. An asymmetrical roof will have variations in the length and width of surfaces.


Double-pitched roof trusses are popular and economical, making them perfect for use in your home build and saving you money in the long run. They’re also made from lightweight materials, making them an easy construction solution.

Perfect drainage

As double-pitched roof trusses are made at an angle of 45 to 60 degrees, making them quality drainage systems and ideal for locations with snowfall or heavy rain. You won’t need to worry about water pooling and compromising the integrity of your roof structure and of your entire home.

Easy construction

You’ll achieve an easy build with a double-pitched roof truss. Thanks to their design, these trusses can be manufactured easily, saving you time and money.

Interested in double-pitched roof trusses? Choose Gosford Frame and Truss

When you need a double-pitched roof truss for your new home, contact us at Gosford Frame and Truss. We’ve been in business for over 30 years, and are committed to designing, manufacturing and installing all kinds of timber roof and floor trusses. Our roof trusses are made to withstand the elements and stand the test of time. Working out of our own state-of-the-art manufacturing facility, our team of experienced, knowledgeable professionals is on hand to create and install the perfect double-pitched roof truss for your needs. If you’re looking for a timber truss and roof company, then Gosford Timber and Truss is a name you can trust. Call us on 0409 437 201 or visit us at for more information. We service MacMasters Beach, Hardys Bay, Fountaindale, Umina, Terrigal, Gosford, Pretty Beach, Bateau Bay, Patonga, Avoca, surrounding areas, Killcare, Ettalong, Copacabana and surrounding areas.
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