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.

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How to determine pitch?

Measurement of your house roof pitch is one of the most important things while constructing pitched roof. You have to pay higher cost for steeper pitch. So you must roof calculate the pitch very carefully and correctly to know about the cost that you need to pay. If your house roof is built with multiple pitches, then square per roof must be calculated differently. For this you can take help from roof pitch factor chart.


Roof Pitch      Angle     Roof Pitch Multiplier
1/12                 4.76°      1.0035
2/12                 9.46°      1.0138
3/12                 14.04°    1.0308
4/12                 18.43°    1.0541
5/12                 22.62°    1.0833
6/12                 26.57°    1.1180
7/12                 30.26°    1.1577
8/12                 33.69°    1.2019
9/12                 36.37°    1.2500
10/12               39.81°    1.3017
11/12               42.51°    1.3566
12/12               45.00°    1.4142

Another option that is available for you in finding the pitch factor for your roof is to find roof pitch calculator online. There are many websites which are offering this facility. You just need to go to roofing website and there insert the required information and they will tell you your roof pitch factor. So these are the two ways in you find roof pitch degree for your roof.


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