At a roof of any private house incredibly responsible and versatile task – throughout all service life it has to protect the dwelling from snow, a rain, wind, the scorching sunshine and winter frosts. To keep heat and coziness in the house, the roof has to be correctly designed, the design and materials of execution have to be chosen taking into account nuances of an architectural structure and features of climatic conditions. But besides rationally chosen form, reliable materials and qualitatively carried out installation, any owner would wish to see not only protection of the dwelling against nature whims, but also external the attractive element of a structure decorating the building or introducing originality in its image.
You for certain already saw a set of options of execution of roofs at construction of the modern dwelling. The variety of forms will help not only to decide on the most suitable way of protection of the building against weather conditions, but also to find the solution for realization of the design ideas for creation of an original image. Before starting the choice like roof for own dwelling, it makes sense to get acquainted with design features of various options of its execution. If to speak about global division of roofs into types, then the main criteria are:
- material type;
- roof bias;
- look and form of a design.
Right choice of these three components will help to create really reliable, strong and durable covering of the building which will be able to sustain all nuances of climatic conditions. The main impact on the choice like design will be exerted by weather conditions in this area – there is no sense to construct a roof with a small bias in places with a large amount of rainfall in winter time (snow will accumulate and subsequently to destroy a design).
The main classification of roofs happens in a form and quantity of slopes. The slope is a bias of a roof more than by ten degrees. Roofs happen to one, two and four slopes. More rare, but nevertheless dome and conic models of a roof meet in the sphere of construction of private houses. If in a design of a roof several options of execution and forms meet, then it is called combined.
So, we will sort in more detail the options of execution of roofs in private houses of the different sizes and forms which are in various climatic conditions:
Roof with a single slope – the simplest and economic design which is not demanding big financial and labor expenses for installation;
Roof with two slopes – a design of a roof, not less democratic at cost, which is often applied to buildings of the most different form (it is ideal for regions with a large amount of snow);
Home Design Roof Pop – option of a two sloped roof with a broken profile (each slope has two levels, the first – flat, the second – falling);