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Roof Design Considerations

Roof Pitch is the number 1 factor in roof design A roof with a 12/12 pitch that looks aesthetically pleasing can add as much as 50% or more to the initial cost of a roof when compared to the same house with a 4/12 pitch. Why does a steeper pitch add so much to the price? We are going to compare a 12/12 pitch to a 4/12 pitch. 12/12 has 37.5 % more roof area 12/12 roofing labor is 50 % + per labor per …

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