# What is the pitch of a 5/12 roof?

## What is the pitch of a 5/12 roof?

5/12 Roof Pitch 22½ Degrees. Also referred to as 5/12 roof slope, 5 on 12, 5 to 12 and 5/12 roof angle. 5/12 roof pitch to angle = 22.62 degrees equivalents.

### What does 7/12 mean on a roof?

Squaring Building Lines Example. The picture below shows the pitch of a 7-12 roof slope meaning that for 12″ of horizontal measurement (roof run) the vertical measurement (roof rise) is 7″. This measurement is best done on a bare roof because curled up roofing shingles will impair your measurement.

#### What is the pitch of a 7/12 pole barn?

To see how pitch impacts the look of a garage and changes cost click the design center button on our pole barn kits page. The picture below shows the pitch of a 7-12 roof slope meaning that for 12″ of horizontal measurement (roof run) the vertical measurement (roof rise) is 7″.

How far can a 5/12 truss roof span?

A 5/12 truss is a medium slope and will not accommodate a roof with a lot of interior space, even on a very wide building. Most basic truss designs will span 20 to 36 feet.

Can you use clingclay on a 4 12 pitch roof?

Clay or cement tiles can be used on a wide range of roof pitches. For pitches of 2.5/12 up to 4/12, the roof requires double underlayment. Slopes above 19/12 are not recommended since tiles on very steep roofs can rattle. Normal or Moderate Roof Pitches: 4/12 to 20/12

## What is the difference between roof pitch and slope?

It is often compared to slope, but is not exactly the same. In the United States, a span of 12 inches (1 foot) is used, and pitch is measured as the rise of the roof over 12 inches. For instance, a 7/12 roof pitch means that the roof rises 7 inches for every 12 horizontal inches.

### Can you use cement tiles on a 25 12 pitch roof?

They can be used on roofs with pitches as low as .25 /12. They are also used on much steeper roofs. Clay or cement tiles can be used on a wide range of roof pitches. For pitches of 2.5/12 up to 4/12, the roof requires double underlayment.