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Roofing Terminology to Familiarize Yourself With

Pittsburgh lock seam, Half gable roof, Hip, Rake, Gable Vent… What do these words mean, right? If you’ve ever needed roof repair or roof installation in Macomb Michigan, you may have heard these expressions. These expressions are frequently used roofing terminology. Now, you may be wondering, why do I need to know this? When it comes to roofs or roofing, most people aren’t familiar with the jargon and the terminology that’s used by professionals. Some may think that roofing terminology should be left to the pros, but every homeowner has a roof over their head. By knowing the basics, you might be able to fix minor corrections on your roof and possibly be able to help your contractors identify and resolve any problems that might occur. With this in mind, you may want to continue reading and broaden your knowledge of roofing terminology. We know that it can get complicated because many contractors use different terms to describe the same service or roof area. Fortunately, there are a few terms which mean the same for all contractors, so you won’t feel like we’re speaking in a different language next time you call us! Roof Structure Deck – This is theRead More…