The exposed section of double thickness on Timberline® Series shingles – also called dragon teeth. Shaped to imitate wood shake look on the roof.
Sealant installed on shingles. After installation, heat and sun will activate sealant to seal the shingles to each other.
The non exposed area on rolled roofing. Area without granules. Designed for nail placement and sealant.
Roof design of a single roof plane. Area does not tie into any other roofs.
GAFMC’s shingle underlayment. Breather type with fiberglass backing to reduce wrinkles and buckles.
The area on rolled material where one roll overlaps the rolled material beneath it. Also called selvage edge on rolled roofing.
Where a vertical roof plane meets a vertical wall. The sides of dormers etc.
Intake ventilation installed under the eaves, or at the roof edge.
Smart Choice® Limited Warranty
GAFMC’s standard shingle limited warranty.
Smart Choice®System Plus Limited Warranty
GAFMC’s next grade of enhanced warranty. Extended coverage for owners.
The first course of roofing installed. Usually trimmed from main roof material.
Steep Slope Roofing
Generally all slopes higher than 4/12 are considered steep slopes.
Metal flashing pieces installed at sidewalls and chimneys for weatherproofing.
GAFMC waterproof underlayment. Film surfaced rolled underlayment, 1.5 squares coverage per roll.