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.
Parapet WallThe part of a perimeter wall that runs along the edge of the roof.
PerliteAn aggregate that is used in lightweight, insulating concrete and preformed insulation boards.
Pitch-pocket (Pitch-pan)An enclosure fashioned out of sheet metal and sealed with grout and bitumen that is used to patch a roof penetration.
Puncture resistanceThe extent to which a material can resist puncture or perforation.
PurlinThe horizontal secondary structural member in a roof frame that supports loads from the primary structural framing.
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 more7/21/2017Rebecca Bouchard
I was just surprised to see that how quick the Century Roofing staff is. Whether it is just consultation or... read more11/12/2018
- Krista Kellock
We had a fantastic experience with Century Roofing. They took care of all our insurance work after a storm. Any... read more12/27/2017
- Victor Roy
After the crazy storms this year we hired Century Roofing for a roof replacement. They were very affordable and did... read more11/12/2018Danielle 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