Roof Design Types

Gable Roof – 2 roof surfaces sloping in opposite directions

Hip Roof – All sides slope downwards to the walls

Intersecting Roof – 2 roofing areas adjoined by valleys

Gambrel Roof – or “barn style,” is 4 slopes where the upper 2 are less steep than the lower 2

Mansard Roof – Upper area of roof is lower sloped, or flat, and sides of roof are much steeper

Butterfly Roof – 2 roof surfaces sloped towards one another creating a valley in the center Shed Roof – 1 roof surface sloped in 1 direction

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