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What Does a 6:12 Roof Pitch Refer To?

September 12, 2023

When it comes to building or renovating a home, there are many terms and measurements to familiarize yourself with. One of those terms is the roof pitch, which refers to how steep or flat a roof is. The roof pitch is often expressed as a ratio, such as 6:12. In this blog post, we will explore what a 6:12 roof pitch refers to and its implications for your home. Understanding the Ratio To begin, let’s understand the ratio itself. In the case of a 6:12 roof pitch, the first number, 6, represents the vertical rise of the roof, while the... View Article

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