100 square feet of roofing ro siding

surface to which roofing must be applied

amount of roofing exposed to the weather

top lap
height of shingle minus the exposure

head lap
amount of shingle cdrip edgeovered by two courses of shingle on top of it

drip edge
metal used on the eave of the roof. supports the overhang of the shingle

rake edge
metal used on the rake of the roof to support the overhang of the shingle

roofing material applied under the exposed shingle layer. sold in rolls by the square. provide an extra layer of protection

ice and water shield
roofing membrane of rubberized asphalt with an adhesive backer. Protects against ice damming on eaves, valleys, and low slope areas

3 tabs
fiberglass shingle with two cuts replicating wood shingles

architectural shingle
laminated fiberglass shingle with two layers of exposed shingle providing a layered look

starter course
also called “soldier course”. The first course of shingles to provide protection under the first exposed course tp rotect from wind also used on the rake

Starter pieces
shingles crosscut in sets so that the ends of the course below does not line up with successive courses. Creates a pyramid set

Hurricane nailing
nailing schedule with 6 nails per shingle to prevent lifting in wind storms

nailing strip
the area of the shingle where the nail is placed to avoid lifting of the shingle in the future or delamination

ridge cap
shingles that are nailed over the ridge vent

skip or spaced sheathing
sheathing designed to provide an air space behind wood shingles to prevent cupping and splitting

wood shingles that are split instead of cut giving a textured look

roll materials, metals, underlayments, and sheet goods (vinyl) used to seal between roofing and penetrations- chimneys, pipes, dormers, etc.

Open Valley
valley style with exposed flashing- the roofing is stopped a short distance from the center of the valley

style of valley with each course of roofing alternating past the valley center. Provides a double layer of roofing in the valley

closed cut valley
valley roofing method with only one side going past the valley center and the other side cut a short distance from the valley center

square a plane figure with four equal straight sides and four right angles. 3-tab shingles Roofers refer to a shingle as 3-Tab because it is made up of three individual tabs that are a 12″ wide. 3-Tab shingles come in …

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