Photo Gallery of Roof Types

There are various types of roofs but they mainly fall into two categories: sloped roofs many of which are tied closely to a particular house style or geographic region; and flat roofs which are all very similar and mostly found in modern architecture and throughout the Southwest.

 

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Flat or low-sloped roof

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Shed roof

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Gable roof

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Salt box roof

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Gambrel roof

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Gable dormer roof

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Shed dormer roof

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Hip roof

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Mansard roof

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Timothy Dahl

Timothy Dahl

Founder/EIC at Charles & Hudson
Timothy’s background includes stints at This Old House, ELLE DECOR, Metropolitan Home and Woman’s Day. His work has been published on Wired Design, Bob Vila, DIY Network, The Family Handyman and Popular Mechanics and he has been featured on the Martha Stewart radio show and as a speaker at the ALT Design Summit, K/BIS and the National Hardware Show.
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