Residential Roofing Glossary
Decking- spaced sheeting- The structural component of the roof of a building which provides the substrate to which the roofing system is applied. This decking system is used in conjunction with wood shingle roofing systems to allow the shingles to breathe. In order to install standard shingles a layer of plywood needs to be applied over the sheathing.
Velux Skylight: Velux skylights are a popular brand of skylight that we install that has energy saving glass that protects the inside of your home from the sun rays and prevents heat loss in the winter. This skylight comes with a flashing kit that can be replaced when the roof needs to be redone without incurring the cost of a new skylight.
Bathroom Exhaust Vent
Bathroom Exhaust Vent- This connector pipe takes the hot moist air from the bathroom and exhausts it to the outside through the vent.
Vent (mushroom) -An opening or device used to permit air or vapors to exit an enclosed structure.
Vent (bird resistant)
Vent (bird resistant)- a vent designed to keep birds or other animals from entering into the building.