VIDEO: Home Inspection Broken Roof Truss

January 29, 2009 by  
Filed under Inspecting with the Inspector

Several broken factory-built roof truss members in the attic:

These load paths must also be properly connected to prevent unwanted movement/separation. Truss repairs must be stipulated and supervised by a state licensed truss engineer. Recommend further evaluated by a truss structural engineer with a engineering stamped of his/her findings and recommendations.

Defects found during a home inspection in the Phoenix Arizona valley area.