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Glossary of terms used on this site

Some Lynchburg, Virginia roofers prefer that their customers know as little as possible about their roofs. At All Seasons Metal Roofing, we are very open about the products and processes we use to design and install the very best roof for your home. Here are some terms and phrases you may hear when we discuss your roof replacement or repair project.

Term Definition
Self-sealing shingles

Shingles containing factory-applied strips or spots of self-sealing adhesive 

Self-sealing strip or spot

Factory-applied adhesive that bonds shingle courses together when exposed to the heat of the sun after application 

Shading

Slight differences in shingle color that may occur as a result of normal manufacturing operations 

Sheathing

Exterior grade boards used as a roof deck material

Shed roof

A roof containing only one sloping plane. Has no hips, ridges, valleys or gables 

Slope

The degree of roof incline expressed as the ratio of the rise, in inches, to the run, in feet

Soffit

The finished underside of the eaves 

Span

The horizontal distance from eaves to eaves 

Square

A unit of roof measure covering 100 square feet. A roof with a field area of 2,500 square feet would be called a 25-square roof

Stack

A vent pipe that penetrates the roof

Starter strip

Asphalt roofing applied at the eaves that provide protection by filling in the spaces under the cutouts and joints of the first course of shingles 

 

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