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.
- 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 more7/21/2017Lautaro Smith
I had hired Century Roofing for the installation of a new roof at our home in Springbank. They team did... read more10/18/2018
- Brick James
Century Roofing did a fantastic job at a very reasonable price. I am very happy that I found them for... read more9/11/2018
- Rebecca Bouchard
I was just surprised to see that how quick the Century Roofing staff is. Whether it is just consultation or... read more11/12/2018Danielle 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
- Marco Phillips
We experienced a leak in our roof and then we contacted Century Roofing for roof repairs. The staff at Century... read more11/03/2018Antonio 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