Flat roof styles are being seen on more and more homes in recent years; the main reason being, they are considered more energy efficient than a gabled roof design. Customers also find they save on construction costs with the installation of a flat roof because it takes up less surface space and uses fewer construction materials.There are myriad factors to consider if you’re thinking that a [...]
Let me get out my crystal ball and tell you exactly what your roof repair will cost… oh wait, I can’t. (Though we do have a handy Roofing Estimate Calculator on our home page that you should check out!) While every roof is different, there are a few factors that can help you come up with a ballpark estimate on your roof repair yourself. Here’s what we use to determine how much a roof repair [...]
The total cost of your roofing job is determined by square footage, pitch of your roof, and the materials you want – but don’t worry, even if you didn’t get an A+ in high school geometry and algebra, you can do the math. To estimate the cost of a major roof repair or replacement you’ll need to figure out the square footage of your roof. For this, you need to know your roof’s base area [...]
Simply put roof pitch is the slope of your roof. The image is a basic graph that will show you your roof pitch from Flat to Steep that will help you estimate your pitch for the online estimator.
To get into a little more detail, roof pitch is calculated by the number of inches it rises vertically for every 12 inches it extends horizontally. For example, a roof that rises 6 inches for every[...]