How To Measure A Hip Roof?


The easiest way to measure a hip roof is to just take measurements and put them into an online calculator. You will need the measurements from each face of the hip roof. The measurements for the bottom edges and top edges also need to be made. You will also need the measurement for the top edge to the bottom edge, including the ridge. All of these measurements must be formulated together to make an average for the proper calculation of the hip roof area.
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1. Set up a ladder to allow access to the roof, making sure that the feet of the ladder are resting on firm ground and the angle of the ladder to the roof is no less than 35 degrees
length x slope x 2.
1 Draw a diagram of your roof on a piece of paper. Label each section of the roof. You will write your measurements on the diagram to make it easy to make the roof's size calculations
Although we still hand measure roofs from time to time, at my company, we pay for an aerial measurement from either Eagle View Technologies or Pictometry Roof Measurement Reports.
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How to Measure for Hip Roofing
Hip roofs differ from standard peak roofs in that they have four sides, or faces, covered with roofing material. When planning to cover the hip roof with shingles, it is important to understand how to measure hip roofing to make sure you purchase enough... More »
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