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Learn About Roof Structure and Design

Learn the different parts of common roofing structures and the types of roof designs.

Excerpted from Do It Yourself Home Improvement

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A hip design can sometimes be found at a corner of the external walls of the home. Just like a mountain, a hip allows rainwater and snow to fall off either side of the hip and then slide off of the roof.



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