There are a lot of factors that go into a roof. It’s important to know what these factors are and what they mean. Here are some you should know:

  • Underlayment: a layer between a subfloor and a finished floor that facilitates leveling and adhesion
  • Pitch: slope of the roof
  • Dormer: sections of the home that exceed from the roof
  • Gables: triangular portions of the roof that hangs over the home
  • Flashing: used to prevent water penetration or seepage into a building and to direct the flow of moisture in walls