Roofing terms that begin with ‘G’
Our roofing glossary defines common roofing terms. Please let us know if we are missing any words!
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The upper portion of a sidewall that comes to a triangular point at the ridge of a sloping roof.
Traditional roof style; two peaked roof planes meeting at a ridge line of equal size.
GAFMC cant strips for deflecting water away from flashing areas. Typically used on low slope roofs.
A type of roof containing two sloping planes of different pitch on each side of the ridge. The lower plane has a steeper slope than the upper. Contains a gable at each end.
GAFMC’s strongest limited warranty for shingles. America’s strongest steep slope warranty.
GAFMC shingle with wood shake appearance.
GAFMC shingle with slate appearance.
Crushed rock that is coated with a ceramic coating and fired, used as top surface on shingles.
The trough that channels water from the eaves to the downspouts.