Organize roofing estimates with file saveas

Using File SaveAs to organize your roofing bids As you accumulate a lot of roofing bids with file saveas you can organize your files into folders. Below we are showing some examples. More examples might be a track of homes or a customer you do a lot of work for. …

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Why you should know your roof pitch or roof slope

Roof pitch or Roof slope Getting a roof estimate One of the first things you will be asked: “What is your roof pitch ?” The same can be true for new gutters, gutter cleaning or any roof related work. Roof pitch is always a consideration when getting a roof estimate. …

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Roof pitch visual examples

Visual Roof Pitch Examples Roof Pitch to Angle Calculator (enter pitch in the first box – calculation is automatic) Roof Span: ft. in.Roof Rise: ft. in. Roof Pitch = / 12¨   Roof Pitches 4/12 thru 12/12 The examples below provide visual examples of roof pitch. To determine your roof …

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Roof pitch to degrees equivalents

Roof Pitch Degrees Roof Pitch to Degrees Equivalents  This drawing demonstrates how many degrees rise for each pitch of a typical roof. Look at the column labeled pitch, then look under degrees to get the corresponding amount of degrees. Example; 8/12 pitch = 33.75 degrees.    To see Roof pitch …

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What size roofing nails do i need

Roofing Nail Sizes What size roofing nails to use   Composition Shingles Comp Shingles Sheathing Thickness 3/8″ 1/2″ 5/8″ 3/4″ 3-Tab comp shingles (Bare sheathing) 1″ 1″ 1″ 1″ Dimensional comp shingles (Bare sheathing) 1″ 1-1/4″ 1-1/4″ 1-1/4″ 3-Tab comp shingles over 3 Tab comp shingles 1-1/4″ 1-1/4″ 1-1/4″ 1-1/2″ …

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Roofing material selection guide

ROOFING MATERIAL SELECTION GUIDE Legend Cost: Low = 1 High = 10   Materials Warranty Life Expectancy Cost  Maintenance  Fire Rating Composition 3 Tab shingles 20 years 20+ years 1 None Class A – good 25-year composition 25 years 25+ years 2 None Class A – good Architectural grade composition …

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Roof Maintenance

Roof Maintenance (your roof needs you) It does not matter if your roof is wood shake-shingles, comp shingles, tile, hot mop or whatever. Your roof needs you. Roof maintenance should be done seasonally or at least semi-annually. Before harsh winter sets in is a good time. Walk your roof slowly …

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