Roof Glossary

A visual exploration of roofing terms.

Cathedral Ceiling

Cathedral Ceiling

Eave Definition

Eave

Fascia Definition

Fascia

Gable Definition

Gable

Hip Definition

Hip

Dormer Definition

Dormer

Parapet Definition

Parapet

Rafters Definition

Rafters & Rafter Tails

Rake Definition

Rake

Ridge Definition

Ridge

Soffit Definition

Soffit

Valley Definition

Valley

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Remona Stormborn

Co-Owner of Gaia Foundation in the Great Canadian Grid. Owner of the Builders Resource Center, Rose City Design, & IDEA! in the Great Canadian Grid & InWorldz.

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