EPDM roofing is a kind of roofing material primarily used to finish roofs with little to no pitch. But can it be used on pitched roofs? Here’s what you should know. Understanding Roof Pitch Roof pitch refers to the slope created by the underlying roof rafter. It is often represented as a ratio between the […]How to Calculate Roof Pitch
The terms ‘slope’, ‘angle’, or ‘pitch’ are often used to describe how steep a roof is. In the roofing industry, the term ‘pitch’ is most commonly used. A roof is said to be ‘lower-pitch’ if its slope is closer to horizontal. The flatter the roof, the lower the pitch, and the steeper the roof, the […]Can You Convert a Flat Roof to a Pitched Roof?
For many residential and commercial buildings, a flat roof can provide an ideal design element that contributes to a modern, contemporary look. And, flat roofs can also be much less expensive to build compared to having a pitched roof installed on the same building. However, flat roofs aren’t without their disadvantages. Because of their low […]What Is the Minimum Slope of a Pitched Roof?
When we talk about roof styles and shapes, there is one dimension that is common to them all: slope. Also referred to as ‘angle’, ‘pitch’, or ‘incline’, the slope of a roof is just a measure of its degree of rise from a completely flat, horizontal line. In this article, the roofing professionals at A-to-Z […]