Roof pitch visual examples

Roof Pitches 4/12 thru 12/12 The examples below provide visual examples of roof pitch. To determine your roof pitch calculator. Roofing terminology for roof pitch are; Roof Slope, Roof Angle and Pitch Degrees. To see roof pitch to degrees equivalents. …

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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; …

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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 …

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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+ …

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Roof Maintenance

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 …

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Roof Design Considerations

Roof Pitch is the number 1 factor in roof design A roof with a 12/12 pitch that looks aesthetically  pleasing can add as much as 50% or more to the initial cost of a roof when compared to the same house …

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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 …

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