Types of Roofs and Common Roofing Terms
Architectural roof shingles are made of asphalt are designed to appear more ascetically pleasing than conventional shingles.
Refers to a thin material used to keep water from passing into a buildings roof.
A flat roof is like its name appears. They are almost level as apposed to sloped roofs.
A roof consisting of two sections whose upper horizontal edges meet to form its ridge.
A roof that is a four sided with sloping sides becoming steep midway from the top.
Roofs made from metal material. Known for its long-lasting durability.
Roof pitch describes the measurement of steepness of a roof.
A square is 100 square feet of roofing material.
An area or angle formed what the meeting of two inclined sides in your roof.