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What Is Pitched Roof? Surat


Instruction of Pitched Roof

From the beginning of civilization, roofs are one of the essential structural components, necessary for building construction.


Roofs protect the building structure and the inhabitants from adverse atmospheric and exposure condition and also to enable privacy to its inhabitants.


The design and construction of a roof necessitate the consideration of several design factors among which, the element of drainage holds the most crucial role. Excellent Roof construction cost requires a careful review of all it’s dependent factors and the use of different roofing materials.

The design of drainage is widely dependent on the slope of the roof to be provided, based on which, the shelters are classified into two categories- Flat Roofs & Pitched or Sloping ceilings. These are the two types of roof structure.


Pitched Roof are the roofs which generally slopes downwards in one, two or more parts (depending upon the design), at a certain angle from the central ridge (the central ridge is the highest point or peak in a sloping roof).


In earlier times, pitched roofs are constructed using timber, but modern construction techniques allow it to be built using concrete, having timber as it’s formwork surface.


This types of roofs are widely it was adopted in places where extreme rain and snowfalls occur, due to the adequate drainage, it provides over other choices.

These types of roofs are visually appealing and have a great look, so it’s also a suitable choice for traditional and modern houses, where there are no financial implications.


The difference of the pitched roof from the gable roof is that the slope of the flat roof is less than 10°, which only enables adequate drainage of rainwater in low to moderate rainfall regions, whereas, in the sloping roof, it generally varies between 45°-60°.







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