Before proceeding with the restoration of a rustic as we shall see, it is necessary to take into account a number of considerations more or less important, which can repair damage and keep the building in good repair. In particular, in this guide, you will be provided a number of suggestions on how to restructure the roof of a cottage.

Perform the restructuring of a roof, it may be quite an expensive and time consuming. The ability to carry out the work in a short time and with a disposable income relative to undoubtedly depends on a comprehensive analysis of the condition of the roof and the building, which is based on the optimal preservation or otherwise of the country over the years.

A first intervention undoubtedly necessary, is constituted by the realization in the roof of a thermal insulation system, capable of reducing the heat during the summer season and maintain an environment less cold during the winter months. To do this, you will need to use a room for ventilation, to be placed between the membrane and the cover slab.


The ventilated roof, can be realized with the aid of panels in cork (very suitable for isolating the building from climatic fluctuations), through which to create a barrier capable of insulating the rustic, also in acoustic sense. The same goes for the use of guitars of good quality. The latter, should be chosen preferably copper (in order to maintain its mellow, rustic aesthetic ).

The remodeling and roofing, must be rebuilt using the same materials or in any case the same components of which the country was originally constituted. For example, if the roof is made ​​of tiles, it is advisable to follow simple restructuring and partial replacement of components visibly damaged. In this way, it will complete a simple restructuring, avoiding excessively prolonged the time of reconstruction due to a change totalizing of the components (although much more expensive). Like the previous, cornices and projections should be monitored and maintained intact. These in fact, are mainly intended to protect the masonry of the country from moisture or from any change in temperature .