Glossary of Roofing Terms
At Century Roofing Limited, we hope to educate our homeowners on any terms undefined. We’ve compiled a handy list of some of the most common roofing terms so that you can understand every step of the roofing process.
FasciaThe vertical band is either wood or aluminum and covers the ends of the rafters or trusses, it goes behind the eavestrough and up the gable ends to provide waterproofing protection for the building’s interior.
FerruleA metal sleeve that is placed inside a gutter at the top that protects and preserves the gutter’s original shape.
FlangeA rim or collar that is used to both strengthen and attach a rigid component to the roofing structure.
FlashingAs part of a weather-barrier system, flashing refers to the components used to seal the roof system at its edges to prevent water from soaking through the roof and causing damage.
What are people saying about
Century Roofing will ensure that each client is happy with their new roofing and/or siding project. We encourage our clients to provide us with feedback on their projects.
Here are some kind works that some of our clients have to say about working with our team.
- Victor Roy
After the crazy storms this year we hired Century Roofing for a roof replacement. They were very affordable and did... read more11/12/2018Antonio Davis
I am pleased to see the dedication of Century Roofing to provide the best and satisfactory roofing services in Calgary... read more11/03/2018
- Danielle Miller
Completely satisfied with their work and cost. We used Century Roofing for another home of ours and were very pleased.... read more9/17/2018
- Martin Engeler
Excellent professional advice, prompt and solid workWe had three quotes done for re-roofing our home. Bill’s quote was not just... read more7/21/2017Nicole Hornett
We had Century Roofing out to fix our roof from the 2013 Airdrie hail storm (fixed in August 2014) and... read more8/26/2014