roof tie

roof tie

2. A tie beam.
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(42) The wood-cladding of the gable top ends above the roof tie, at either side of the house, had been fairly recently replaced by vertical sheets of this corrugated iron.
The engineer's report also singles out the absence of a kick-out diverter, where the addition roof ties into the original two-story house wall.
The owner of this new home had the builder add the hardened room for $5,000 during construction of the house, which has concrete outer walls and includes other safety features such as extra-strong roof ties.