Pitch Gauge
July 15, 2012
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# How To Estimate Roofs Using Pitch Gauge App

Pitch Gauge is an app for finding the size and pitch of roofs. We compiled this brief step-by-step guide to enable users to generate accurate roofing estimates using Pitch Gauge.

July 15, 2012

## Transcript

1. ### How to Estimate Roofs Using Pitch Gauge App (Version 2.2)

Pitch Gauge is used to find the slope and size of roofs.
2. ### NOTE: For various reasons, not all versions of Pitch Gauge

(or platforms) include every feature.

6 Square Calculator Length & Width………………….…………….………………….……Slides 7 – 9 Roof Pitch………………………………….…………………...........Slides 10 – 12 Cut Level…………………….……………………………………….…Slides 13 – 15 Clearing Slopes From Memory………………….…..….…………….Slide 20

5. ### 1. Lay device on side (on a level surface). 2.

Press (and hold) “Calibrate,” until count down is complete to ensure accurate measurements.

area..

8. ### 1. Start by measuring the Length of the first section

by hand (be sure to include overhangs). 2. Input the data.

the data.
10. ### Press the picture of the protractor to open up both

options for finding pitch.
11. ### Choose a method for finding pitch. Camera From the ground

Protractor Laying device against roof
12. ### Press the check mark (to automatically add), or manually enter

the Pitch of the section.
13. ### View the samples to determine the Cut Level (complexity) of

the section of roof you are measuring (this helps to account for waste). Cut Level 1 Cut Level 2 Cut Level 3 Cut Level 4 Cut Level 5
14. None
15. ### Choose Cut Level: 1 – 5 1 = Very Simple

5 = Very Complex

1 2
17. ### If your roof is broken down into more than one

section, press the “+” and continue once again, beginning with slide 8.
18. ### A tab is created at the top for each section

added. View totals, individual sections, and delete when necessary.
19. ### Once you finish entering data for all of the sections,

press the “Totals” tab to find your total number of squares.
20. ### EXTRAS *To clear all saved sections from memory press “Totals,”

then “Delete all Sections.”