Steep Roof Framing Cost
Construction Item Description
Construction estimating unit cost for steep roof framing. This is an additional unit cost that you'll add to the regular unit cost for roof rafters or roof trusses.
One square foot.
We figure an additional hour of carpenter time per 100 square feet of roof framing area. This covers the general additional futzing time caused by the steeper slopes.
Goldenseal suggests the roof framing area from the Roof Dimensions screen.
Source of Construction Pricing
This is merely a seat of the pants guess. For larger projects you can probably get a better estimate by looking at the additional setup that is required for steep roofs and high ridges. For example, you may need to install scaffolding to work on the ridge area.
Architect Starter File, Construction Starter File, Developer Starter File, Framing Starter File.
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