Roof Pitch

HOW TO BUILD A PITCHED ROOF
A sloped roof has numerous advantages over a flat roof, the most important of them being that it allows for quick and effective water runoff. Snow and rain, which usually pile up on a flat roof, run off the slanted roof, thus prolonging the lifespan of the roof. Slanted roofs, which come with 2 angles…
MONOPITCH ROOF
If you are wondering what a mono-pitch roof is then keep reading the following article where I discuss its design in detail. All of us have surely heard of the mono-pitched roofs which are a not so uncommon sight in residential areas. Mono-pitched roofs are also known by the names of skillion roofs, shed roofs,…
PITCHED ROOF EXTENSION
Your roof acts as a protection cover for your house. It bears the winds, dust, snow, rain and hailstorms, etc. just to keep you and your family safe inside. Therefore, it is your prime duty to ensure that the roof is well constructed. The flat roofs are often susceptible to lot of issues and this…
ROOF PITCH FACTOR
The pitch of the roof is the measure of its steepness. The pitch of the roof has a great role in determining: Cost of the roof Type of roofing materials to be used Quantum of roofing material to be used The measurement of roof pitch is thus important. The steeper the pitch of the roof, the higher…
DOUBLE PITCHED ROOF
Your roof is possibly the main foundation of your house, and if you ever wondered why having a top-quality roof is essential, we have some answers to share. Whether it is a heavy rain, high winds, heavy snowfall or a hail storm, having a lesser quality roof is a compromise to your safety and the…
SINGLE PITCH ROOF
A single pitch roof is a roof that has a single pitch in one direction. They go by many names, including pent roofs, shed roof, lean- to roofs, or skillion roofs. They are commonly used in sheds, and homes designed in the modern style. They are often associated with simple home and building plans, as…
FLAT ROOF PITCH
Whether you are building a new home, or you are considering to convert flat roof to pitched roof or the other way around, you should check on all the options you have. Style or design, cost, and maintenance are some of the most important factors you should take into consideration. If the roof is for…
PITCHED ROOF TYPES
The main thing that you need to pay attention to when you first start dealing with a roof is the different roof pitches that you will come across. Whether it’s a low slope or a hip roof that has a very unique shape to it and various pitches, you will find that understanding the multitude…
STANDARD ROOF PITCH
While building a construction, major attention is given to the design of the roof, because this part of building helps to protect the complete arrangement inside. Roofs can be constructed with flat design and pitched form, and their shape depends upon so many factors that are pre-determined by builder to create best protection for construction.…
12/12 ROOF PITCH
If a roof rises 12″ in a length of 12″, this is 12/12 roof pitch. 12/12 roof pitch angle = 45.00 degrees.
11/12 ROOF PITCH
If a roof rises 11″ in a length of 12″, this is 11/12 roof pitch. 11/12 roof pitch angle = 42.51 degrees.
10/12 ROOF PITCH
If a roof rises 10″ in a length of 12″, this is 10/12 roof pitch. 10/12 roof pitch angle = 39.81 degrees.
9/12 ROOF PITCH
If a roof rises 9″ in a length of 12″, this is 9/12 roof pitch. 9/12 roof pitch angle = 36.37 degrees.
8/12 ROOF PITCH
If a roof rises 8″ in a length of 12″, this is 8/12 roof pitch. 8/12 roof pitch angle = 33.69 degrees.
7/12 ROOF PITCH
If a roof rises 7″ in a length of 12″, this is 7/12 roof pitch. 7/12 roof pitch angle = 30.26 degrees.
6/12 ROOF PITCH
If a roof rises 6″ in a length of 12″, this is 6/12 roof pitch. 6/12 roof pitch angle = 26.57 degrees.
5/12 ROOF PITCH
If a roof rises 5″ in a length of 12″, this is 5/12 roof pitch. 5/12 roof pitch angle = 22.62 degrees.
4/12 ROOF PITCH
If a roof rises 4″ in a length of 12″, this is 4/12 roof pitch. 4/12 roof pitch angle = 18.43 degrees.
3/12 ROOF PITCH
If a roof rises 3″ in a length of 12″, this is 3/12 roof pitch. 3/12 roof pitch angle = 14.04 degrees.
2/12 ROOF PITCH
If a roof rises 2″ in a length of 12″, this is 2/12 roof pitch. 2/12 roof pitch angle = 9.46 degrees.