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Roof Calculator how to use details

Roof Calculator Software Information Using Roof Calculator Software Bid information Ridge & Starter per sq. The ability to add ridge and starter to your total squares. This has nothing to do with ordering quantities. Example: Ridge Customer wants high priced ridge put on a 35yr comp roof. The comp shingles …

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Roof Pitch Determined 2 ways

Roof Pitch 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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Find your Roof Pitch Angle

Angle finder tool for roof pitch or for finding angles of anything This tool will find your roof pitch Most angle finders only work on the top side of a roof. This handy little tool is the easiest way to accurately find your roof pitch. Simply set it on your roof …

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How to measure residential roof plans

residental metal roof elements

How to measure roof plans or blueprints using a scale ruler 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 …

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Tips on Measuring Residential Roofs

Tips on Roof Measuring 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 not intended to be real accurate. …

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Tips on Measuring Residential Roof Plans

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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 you …

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Pros and cons of Popular 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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Roofing Estimate Sheet

Sample Roof Estimate Sheet Name: Address: Book # Phone H: Office: Cell: Email: Owner: Address Book # Phone H: Office: Cell: Email: Plan #: Start Date: Job Access: Stories: Types of roof to figure: Existing roofs: Date: Price with ?: Labor(Hours) Rate: Pitch:       /12     Hip         Top ridge        …

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