Hip Roof


Stanley Garage Builders is a locally owned garage construction team specializing in affordable residential garages. If you need an experienced garage builders team, call Stanley and we’ll be happy to assist you with your new hip style garage. Choose a professional company and build the perfect hip roof garage.


A hip roof garage is a strong competition to the gable garage. It’s a very common choice among the Chicago homeowners due to its durability. If you need a new detached garage, but without the gables, a hip roof garage is the right style for you. It works well with nearly all house roof styles and won’t compete with all of the roofs nearby. A hip roof is a pyramid shape and has slopes located on its four sides. All the sides of the roof are equal in length and come together at one point in the center.

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Another roof appearance is provided by the hip garage’s roof, since numerous roof sides are all at various angles away from the top. This makes the roofline less complex inside the residential side. This garage roof building in Chicago doesn’t create great internal storage while working effectively to control diverse weather patterns. Hip garage roofs are the most prevalent roofs in North America and the second most popular rooftop garage after gable roofs.While a gable roof has two inclined faces which join in on top of the gable ends, there are four inclined faces without gable ends on the hip roof. At a constant angle, all four sides of the hip roof are inclined downward towards the walls. The adjacent sides which join the outside angle are called the ‘core’ of the roof. Usually the form of the hip garage roof is rectangular.


Advantages of Hip Roof Garages
If the garage building demands additional storage space or extra robustness because of the weather conditions, a hip roof might be proposed. The hip roof is a four-sided pitched (not flat) roof, all inclined towards the eaves, generally with a mild slope. The hips are the lines that connect on either side of the roof. Due to the wood trusses (beam frame, resembling ribs), the hip roofs are harder than any other kind of roof. Snow and rain may readily roll down the hip roofs to the ground. We are producing garage designs with the following modifications on the conventional hip roof.

Cross-hip roof: A cross-hip roof spans across many parts of a bigger garage building, each having its unique hip profile.

Mansard roof: The garage might have a mansard roof to match the house’s design. The roof of a mansard garage slopes down to the eaves in two directions, with the lower slope being steeper than the higher.

Pyramid roof: A pyramid roof, in which all of the sides of the roof are the same size and meet in the middle, can be used to construct simple garage designs.



The main advantage of a hip roof garage is its durability and the ability to provide the most protection from Mother Nature due to its generous overhang on all four sides of the construction.


Hip roofs are excellent for extreme weather conditions such as strong winds and heavy snowfalls. The slope allows for the water or snow to slide off during high precipitation and the lower pitch provides protection from strong winds.


Even though a hip roof doesn’t allow for extra storage space, the extra space under the ceiling provides excellent ventilation that creates total continuous air exchanges on the inside.

Hip Roof Garage Features

Hip roofing is an attractive aesthetic additive and even can raise the value of a garage

Prominent climate protection: Hip towers make a better choice in areas facing severe winds and snow falls because their slope makes it easier for snow and ice to flow off. Hip garage roofs for hurricane-prone locations are also ideal.

Drainage reliable: downhill paths of hip garage roofs offer efficient drainage during strong storms and rainfall.

Hip room is an esthetic attraction.

Reliable: because of their four sloping sides, these roofs have greater durability and stability than gable roofs.

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