What Is A Standard Roof Pitch?

What Is A Standard Roof Pitch?

Many people want to know what the standard roof pitch on a building is. Look, there is no single standard roof pitch. See, many factors like roofing materials and climate determine the ideal range of pitches on specific buildings. Pitch, angle, incline, slope are all...
Building Codes Throughout History

Building Codes Throughout History

The earliest known building codes go way back. Nearly 4,000 years ago, Hammurabi established a law in Babylon to protect people in buildings. The goal, they say, was to protect people from faulty construction hazards. See, Hammurabi was the sixth king of the First...
Roofing Throughout History

Roofing Throughout History

There is something so beautiful about historic roofing. See, clay tile, slate, metal and thatch roofs remind us of simpler, bygone days. Clay Tile Roofs Clay tile roofing began over 10,000 years ago. Early structures in Greece, Rome, China, Babylonia, and Egypt had...