How To - Calculate Roof Area
Have Planswift job open and Pages imported and scaled.
This will show you how to create a Roof Area that you can use to calculate SQ FT of the sloped area. To calculate your shingles or your OSB sheeting.
1.Click on the Area drop down and select "Roof Area". (or use a Roof Area in templates)
2.Enter in the Pitch..
for a 8/12 pitch enter in 8
for a 10/12 pitch enter in 10
for a 12/12 pitch enter in 12
3. After adjusting Name and other inputs hit OK
4. Digitize the roof slope area.
5. You are done.. Now you can add other parts (Drag and Drop) to the area to calculate what you want from that takeoff roof area. You could also use a template that already has the parts under it.
Using the Hip & Valley Tool
How to use the Joist Tool
Other roof tools
|How To - Roof Tool.mp4||David||Jan 23, 2013||6.9 MB|
|How To Calculate Roof Area, OSB Sheets, Rolls, Shingles, and Labor|
|Roof Area.swiftpluginpackage||David||May 06, 2013||16 KB|
|The Parts Used in the video|