Roofing Estimator's Cheat Sheet & Excel Formulas
If you’re calculating roofing areas by hand, this "Cheat Sheet" is an essential reference to tack above your desk or take with you on the roof. Just about any roof can be broken down into a few basic geometric shapes. The "Cheat Sheet" illustrates the necessary dimensions to pull for calculating the roof surface area of rectangles, squares, parallelograms, triangles and trapezoids.
- Estimate roofing areas from just the dimensions of a few basic shapes
- Use the "Roof Slope Factors" table to convert architectural plan area into pitched roof surface area
- The included "Excel Formulas for Roofing Estimators" spreadsheet improves takeoff speed and accuracy