Roofing terms that begin with ‘B’
Our roofing glossary defines common roofing terms. Please let us know if we are missing any words!
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Granular material added to shingle’s back to assist in keeping separate during delivery and storage.
That portion of the flashing attached to or resting on the deck to direct the flow of water onto the roof covering.
Bubbles or pimples in roofing materials. Usually moisture related. In shingles blisters are caused by either moisture under the material or moisture trapped inside the material.
When shingles are subjected to high winds, and are forced off a roof deck.
When a wrinkle or ripple affects shingles or their underlayments.
A roof consisting of multiple layers of asphalt and ply sheets, typically flat or low slope.
The bottom edge of a shingle’s tabs.