What is Steep Slope?
Roofs are considered steep when every 12 inches, the roof’s rise is 3 inches or more. While you sometimes find steep slope roofs in residential construction, these roofs are also commonly seen in commercial community buildings such as townhouses, apartments, and condos.
Because steeper roofs are more visible from the ground level, they can either greatly enhance or detract from your building’s curb appeal and the overall impression of your business. Due to these factors, it’s important to choose your materials not only based on price and durability but the visual appeal and the impression you want customers to have of your location, apartment complex, or home.
Four of the materials we commonly use in steep slope installations:
- Asphalt shingles
- Concrete and clay tiles