2 ways to determine or calculate roof pitch

Roof Pitch angle in Degrees

How to determine or calculate roof pitch or roof slope Roof pitch is one of the most used terms in the roofing industry. (Also referred to as roof slope or roof slant) So what does the 7/12 in the example to the right mean? The 7 means that the roof rises …

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Tips on measuring residential roofs

Tips on measuring residential roofs

Tips on Roof Measuring – How to Measure a Roof We used a method we called guestimate. Look around the the roof and guess how many squares. Write this number down and compare it to your total squares after you have added them up. This takes some experience and is …

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How to measure roof plans or scale ruler

ruler roof plan

How to measure residential roof plans The first thing to check is what scale the roof is drawn in. The roof below is drawn in 1/8″ scale This means that, if using a regular tape measure that 1 inch would equal 8 feet. In this drawing a 1/8″ scale ruler is …

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Roof pitch determined 2 ways

Roof Pitch angle in Degrees

How to determine or calculate roof pitch or roof slope Roof pitch calculator is determined by the number of inches it rises vertically for every 12 inches it extends horizontally. (Also referred to as roof slope or roof slant.) So what does the 7/12 in the example to the right …

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Pros and cons of popular roofing materials

Popular Roof Metal roofing Materials

Popular Roofing Materials What most homeowners desire is a roof that’s not too expensive, requires no maintenance, and lasts forever. But most roofs are replaced – or at least repaired – every ten years. By carefully choosing your home’s roofing material, you can reduce the cost of replacement. In the …

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Tips on measuring residential roof plans

Tips on measuring residential roof plans After measuring thousands of roof plans, over a period of 20 years ranging from apartments, tract houses custom homes here are some good tips. To accurately measure a roof plan, one of first things to verify is the scale the plan is drawn with. If …

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Roofing price per square calculator for roofing bids

Roof Calculator Software Instant Bids for Comp Shingles, Shakes, Tile, Metal and all others ! The Roofing Total Price Per Square This tab totals all the numbers you have entered for roofing materials, labor, roof removal, profit, overhead and sales tax (if applicable). Clicking any of the options updates your total …

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