Estimating Roof Pitch & Determining Suitable Roof Types – DIY Guide

So it’s time for a new roof. Or perhaps you are planning a new home construction project and are considering what your new roof should look like. Surely, you have heard about all the exciting new roofing materials available today and are eager to get started. But, before you can make the call on what to put on the roof, you need to know the pitch or slope of the roof!

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Why It’s Important

The roof pitch is necessary for two things – one, estimating the amount of material to be ordered for the job and two, knowing what materials are suited for the roof. But, again we are jumping ahead of ourselves. Before we get started with all that we need to find out the pitch of a roof.

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