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On 08/06/2021 11:39, Andy Burns wrote:
JohnP wrote:

In my double hipped roof there was a timber nailed at an angle between
of the centre rafters. It was in the way when I came to fit a loft ladder
so I removed it!

I thought diagonal rafter bracing was permanent, not temporary during

Can be either depending on what else is stopping the roof collapsing
sideways - typically hipped ends or a nice sold gable

Easy enough to put some bracing back if its felt to be necessary

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