roof peak

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the highest point of a roof

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Position them at a height of one-third to one-half the distance between the roof peak and the floor.
I cleaned both of the two end-wall vents under the roof peak, but the impact was only minimal.
A 6-foot-square pyramid-shaped skylight at the roof peak brings in additional light, and a wraparound balcony provides extra living space in good weather.
You can sink a pair of taller poles reaching from ground level to roof peak at the midpoint of each end, plus a pair of poles between that middle and each outer pole, to dose in the ends.
I've often seen roofers installing shingles in a straight-line pattern right up to the roof peak and staggering every other row.
Away from the roof peak, attic ceilings can get low fast.
There were three levels of hay mow above the central aisle of the Hazen-Davis barn, with a height to the roof peak of 40 feet.
Since I was working alone and the roof peak was some 15 feet in the air, I made a roll-around scaffold to stand on.
But there are others, including continuous ridge and soffit vents, which run the entire length of the soffit and roof peak; turbine and power ventilators, which actively pull air out of the attic; and gable louvers, those square or triangular louvers in the side wall of the house.
The resulting 500-square-foot cabin very simple-a hip-roofed, Post-and beam, single-wall building with a skylight in the roof peak and generous decks on three sides.
Indoors, the intimate scale of the entry gives way to high drama in the foyer, where the ceiling soars 25 feet to the roof peak. On all three levels, east-facing windows frame leafy views of the woods, bringing in daylight and adding a sense of volume to the smallish rooms.