roof Tag

28 Oct Styles of Roofing Architecture: Mansard

Due to the obvious necessity of needing a roof for shelter, every culture across any historical period has built them into their structured, despite having different methods of building them. Styles of Roofing Architecture is series about the various different styles of roofing that have survived the test of time and are in popular use in our country today. There is no one style of roof that is perfect. Your geographical location, price range, personal style, and practical needs must be applied towards choosing a roof. This series is meant to educate and help you decide... Detail of a rooftop with skylights and snowThe mansard roof is an old French design, which is why they are sometimes referred to as “French roofs” in America. Created by the architect Francois Mansart, a mansard roof consists of four low-angled pitch sides that suddenly shoot up to a high-angled pitch, and then level out with a flat top. These are being seen in more and more modern homes.
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20 Oct Styles of Roofing Architecture: Gambrel

Due to the obvious necessity of needing a roof for shelter, every culture across any historical period has built them into their structured, despite having different methods of building them. Styles of Roofing Architecture is series about the various different styles of roofing that have...

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13 Oct Styles of Roofing Architecture: Gable

Due to the obvious necessity of needing a roof for shelter, every culture across any historical period has built them into their structured, despite having different methods of building them. Styles of Roofing Architecture is series about the various different styles of roofing that have survived the test of time and are in popular use in our country today. There is no one style of roof that is perfect. Your geographical location, price range, personal style, and practical needs must be applied towards choosing a roof. This series is meant to educate and help you decide... metal replacement chimney for fireplaceThe gable style of roofing is the classic triangular shaped-roof. It is by far the most popular roofing style in America today, and has been for some time. Also called a “pitched” roof, a gable roof is characterized by two different roof surfaces that are angled towards each other to create a triangle. There’s plenty of reasons why you may or may not want a gable roof...
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05 Oct Styles of Roofing Architecture: Flat

Due to the obvious necessity of needing a roof for shelter, every culture across any historical period has built them into their structured, despite having different methods of building them. Styles of Roofing Architecture is series about the various different styles of roofing that have survived the test of time and are in popular use in our country today. There is no one style of roof that is perfect. Your geographical location, price range, personal style, and practical needs must be applied towards choosing a roof. This series is meant to educate and help you decide... Home design over yellow background, vector illustrationOne of the most obvious roofing types is that of flat roofs. Essentially, you are making a box, which is a natural inclination. Due to the age of modernism, these styles of roofs have developed more appeal over time, and have become particularly popular in urban areas, or geographically warmer locations, like the West.
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