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# Roof

Calculate roof materials, squares of shingles, bundles of ridge, roof estimate, figure roof materials, roof calculator

## Roof pitch to degrees equivalents

Roof Pitch Degrees Roof Pitch to Degrees Equivalents and Roof Pitch to Angle Calculator 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. Roof Pitch to Angle Calculator (enter pitch in the first box – calculation is automatic)

## Roof Pitch Calculator

Roof Pitch to Angle Calculator Roof Pitch Calculator Why ? (Also referred to as roof slope or roof angle) Adding for roof pitch is needed if you are measuring your roof from the ground or measuring roof blueprints You can determine how many squares you will need by the square footage of floor plans by adding overhangs,and porches (single stories only, no basements) Although this method is not real accurate (enter roof pitch in the box – calculation is automatic) Roof Span: ft. in. Roof …

## What size roofing nails do i need

Roofing Nail Sizes What size roofing nails to use   Composition Shingles Comp Shingles Sheathing Thickness 3/8″ 1/2″ 5/8″ 3/4″ 3-Tab comp shingles (Bare sheathing) 1″ 1″ 1″ 1″ Dimensional comp shingles (Bare sheathing) 1″ 1-1/4″ 1-1/4″ 1-1/4″ 3-Tab comp shingles over 3 Tab comp shingles 1-1/4″ 1-1/4″ 1-1/4″ 1-1/2″ Dimensional comp shingles over 3 Tab 1-1/4″ 1-1/2″ 1-1/2″ 1-1/2″ *More than 1 layer of roofing not recommended over 3/8″ Sheathing Wood Shakes(minimum 3/4 ” sheathing) Wood Shakes Nail Type Minimum Length 18″ Straight Split …

## Roofing material selection guide

ROOFING MATERIAL SELECTION GUIDE Legend Cost: Low = 1 High = 10   Materials Warranty Life Expectancy Cost  Maintenance  Fire Rating Composition 3 Tab shingles 20 years 20+ years 1 None Class A – good 25-year composition 25 years 25+ years 2 None Class A – good Architectural grade composition 30-50 Yr. 30-50 years 30-50 years 2-4 None Class A – good Cedar Shake Generally none 8-25 years 5-6 None None * Pressure Treated Cedar Shake 30-50 years 30+ 6-7 None None  * Standing Seam …