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What is a Roof Pitch?

What is a roof pitch?

In building construction, the roof pitch is a numerical measure of the steepness of a roof. Roofs may be functionally flat or “pitched”. The pitch of a roof is its vertical rise divided by its horizontal span (or “run”), what is called “slope” in geometry and stair construction, or the tangent function in trigonometry. Roof […]