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Roofing Glossary - Definitions & TermsRoof Inspection

Roofing Terminology

Algae Discoloration: A type of roof discoloration caused by algae. Commonly described incorrectly as fungus growth. ARMA: The Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association, a trade association for North American manufacturers of asphalt…
sliles
March 21, 2020
Underlayment is barrier that is laid between the roof and the shingles.Metal Roofs

Underlayment

Underlayment Some building codes have specific requirements for underlayment and ice dam protection. The requirements of these codes must be followed. No roof is better than the quality of its…
sliles
February 22, 2019
Roof InspectionMetal Roofs

Roofing Safety

Roofing Safety Falls can be prevented and lives can be saved through three simple steps: “Plan, Provide and Train.” The best form of accident insurance is accident prevention. It’s important…
sliles
February 14, 2019
Starter strips are important to the success of your asphalt shingle installationRoof InspectionRoof Repair

Shingle Application

Underlayment On low slope applications, cover the deck with two layers of non-perforated asphalt saturated felt or two layers of a synthetic underlayment. One layer of an appropriate self-adhering modified…
sliles
July 15, 2018