What Is A 1/12 Pitch In Degrees?


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1/12 pitch is equal to 5 degrees.

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Roofing can be a very tricky job to do and so if you are not a qualified roofer, or have had little training, then you really need to do a lot of research before attempting any jobs.

You will find a lot of great reference books at your local library or book store. Of course, the cheapest way is to use the library as you will not have to pay for the books.

There are also a lot of roofing courses and apprenticeships running that may be beneficial to you. To find out the ones in your local area you should consult your phone directory or head online to You will need to put in the search bar 'roofing course' or 'roofing apprenticeship' and then the name of your local town or city.

Roofing can also be very dangerous if the correct safety procedures are not adhered to. Therefore you need to make sure you have read through all the guidelines before attempting any work on the roof.

You may find some online roofing forums of some help. They will be full of advice from fellow roofers and you will be able to ask them any other questions you may have.

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