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Why Change Your Roof’s Pitch And What It Entails?

changing roof pitchAccording to Blue Chip Roofing, if you have contemplated changing the ceiling inside your home to a vaulted setup or to change the roofing from a ranch style to a bungalow or cottage look, then you will have one hurdle to overcome – the pitch of your roof.

A roof’s pitch is the steepness, slant, or gradient of its slope. The ridges, walls, and even the roofing rafters influence the pitch. The same thing applies when you are thinking of installing an attic; meaning the space will be a factor to consider.

A lot goes into changing the pitch of your roof; there is more to it than replacing the roofing materials. You, therefore, should avoid viewing this as a standard roof replacement project. Installing a new roof entails ripping apart of the old shingles and any damaged parts, such as the flashing, decking, or gutters, to make room … read full article