Kalk.pro provide dimensional calculatios only, it doesn't perform any structural calculations (load-bearing). You are responsible for ensuring that your roof meets all local building codes and laws (international) and that your structural design is ok (your roof construction is capable of resisting all applied loads).
How calculate a gable roof, roof elements dimensions and materials?
Our online gable roof calculator will calculate a roof truss system:
- length of gable roof rafters
- number of rafters
- roofing materials (shingles, roofing membrane, metal tiles, slate)
To get all data from gable roof calculator you need to measure and enter in the appropriate fields following sizes:
The section (thickness x width) and the pitch of the rafters depends on the angle of the roof, its type, length stropilnoj feet, maximum short-time withstand major loads, and the type and weight of roofing, and even to some extent the width of the insulation. If you don't know where to get standard parameters of the rafters and sheathing, will help our article " Optimal cross-section, a step of sheathing and rafters depending on the roof type ".
The calculator performs the calculation of the materials to the roof, starting from the entered size of roofing sheet and calculated values of the roof area. Quantity of roofing materials for the roof, boards and lumber for roof system, we recommend to buy with a small margin, it is always better to take the remains to the hardware store than to pay a bunch of money for shipping is not grabbing a pair of boards.
Be careful! The more accurate data you insert, the more reliable results you get with online calculator .
Simplify your calculations and save time, the program will draw a plan of rafters a gable roof and displays the results of the calculation of the gable roof for the entered data in the form of a drawing of a gable roof at different angles, and its interactive 3d model.
On the tab " 3 D – View ", you can better see your future gable roof into a volumetric representation. In our opinion, visualization in construction – really need the ability.
Tab " Save " will help you not to lose designed you design the roof. Send the calculation of the roof a gable roof in the mail, save in one of the selected formats, or bookmark.
If you have a project gable roof with different slopes, you need to calculate using the calculator twice, once for each slope separately.