What it does: Lets you determine a roof’s pitch using Google Maps.
Purpose: Use Google Maps to line up our pitch tool and determine a roof’s pitch.
*Requirements to use the pitch tool.
Available On: All Plans (Free, Pro, Premium & Enterprise)
Step 1: First, you’ll need to begin creating a measurement report.
Step 2: Once you’re on the measurement report’s editing page, draw all the edges onto the image.
Step 3: Then, select the type of edge (eaves, valleys, hips, ridges, rakes, wall flashings, step flashing, transition, or unspecified) and click on the corresponding line you created.
Step 4: Next, click the “View Pitch” button on the bottom navigation bar.
Step 5: Ensure that the pitch overlay is facing the house straight on.
Step 6: Move the image until the pitch overlay lines up perfectly with the roof.
Step 7: Once the pitch overlay is lined up, determine which pitch is being used.
Step 8: Next, go back to the Roofr tab and click “Facets”.
Step 9: Find the pitch you just determined was correct on the right side navigation, and click on all the facets applicable with this pitch.
Note: The roof may have multiple pitches, you will need to repeat steps 3-7 until all pitches are correctly determined.