Looking For More Information About Roof Shapes?

Looking For More Information About Roof Shapes?

Roofing is responsible for several important functions.  Most importantly, it serves as the structural support of your home. Your roof controls water ingress, air flow, water vapor diffusion, heat flow, and offers surface protection.  However, in order for a roof to function properly, the right roof materials and components in the assembly must be selected based on the properties that make them suitable for these various tasks.

The price of a new roof system varies widely, depending on such things as the materials selected, contractor doing the work, location, local labor rates and time of year.  It is important to keep in mind that for each roofing material, there are different grades and corresponding prices. There also are a variety of roof styles and shapes to choose from.  You need to look at the full product range and make a choice based on your budget and needs.

Roofing Shapes

There are many different distinct shapes for roofs, some more common than others.  We have provided a list of the most popular roofing shapes today and some details about their appearance and construction.

  • Gabled Roof – Constructed with a single slope on each side of the ridge, creating a triangle portion on the side of front facade.
  • Side-Gabled Roof – Non-gabled side faces the front and contains the front doorway.
  • Front-Gabled Roof- Gabled side faces the front and contains the front doorway.
  • Cross-Gabled Roof- Perpendicular wings are added to the main section forming two individual sections with their own gabled façade.

Roofing or re-roofing your home is a great investment.  You’ll want to make sure you are choosing the right roofing contractor for your house and your budget.  For a Free Roofing Price Quote, Call United Roofing today at our office number (612) 617-1717
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