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Click on colorful terms to see a picture. Some terms, such as various methods, will not have pictures.

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GableThe upper portion of a sidewall that comes to a triangular point at the ridge of a sloping roof.

Gable RoofA type of roof containing a sloping plane on each side of a single ridge with a gable at each end.

Gambrel RoofA 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. Features a gable at each end.

GranulesCeramic-coated colored crushed rock that is applied to the exposed surface of asphalt roofing products.

GutterThe trough that channels water from the eaves to the downspouts.

Hand-SealingThe method to assure sealing of shingles on very steep slopes, in high wind areas, and when installing in cold weather.

Head LapShortest distance from the butt edge of an overlapping shingle to the upper edge of a shingle in the second course below. The triple coverage portion of the top lap of strip shingles.

HEX ShinglesShingles that have the appearance of a hexagon after installation.

High NailingWhen shingles are nailed or fastened above the manufacturer’s specified location.

HipThe inclined external angle formed by the intersection of two sloping roof planes. Runs from the ridge to the eaves.

Hip LegsThe down-slope edges on hip roofs.

Hip RoofA type of roof containing sloping planes of the same pitch on each of the four sides. Contains no gables.

Hip ShinglesShingles used to cover the inclined external angle formed by the intersection of two sloping roof planes.

 

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