Low Sloped Roofs
Low sloped roofs are probably the most common slope for a roof, although we are using a very generic
One of the biggest contractor expense is worker's compensation insurance, which can account for a whopping 30% of the roofers price quote. Worker's comp is affected by a number of factors that are beyond the scope of this article, however the biggest factor is typically the state where the contractor is licensed. Places like California have very high worker's comp, while less populous state tend to have lower worker's compensation insurance. Low sloed roofs are less dangerous work environments for roofers than medium or steep roof lines because there is less chance of injury and insurance claims from the crew.
Low sloped roofs are commonly associated with specific types of roofing materials. One of the most common materials is concrete tile roofing, which is extremely popular in warm climates like California and Arizona.