This roof's single slope leaves plenty of living space underneath
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A shed roof is a single sloping roof, commonly set at a steep pitch. Also called a skillion roof or a pent roof, it eliminates corners and low points on the walls, creating abundant usable space inside.
Shed roofs are simple roof structures, but they still require fascia boards and gutters.
Exposed rafters add visual appeal to the underside of this shed roof.
For shed roofs in snowy areas, the steeper the slope, the better.
A shed roof creates more usable space than a typical gable roof, which has two low walls and a peak at the center.
Shed roofs get their names from the structures they originally housed: sheds. This shed has a rooftop garden.