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Eaves

The horizontal, lower edge of a sloped roof.

Eaves flashing

Additional layer of roofing material applied at the eaves to help prevent damage from water back-up.

Edge venting

The installation of a vent material along the roof edge (e.g., Starter Vent) as part of a ventilation system. Edge vent material should be used in conjunction with other venting material (e.g., ridge vent) as it not intended for use by itself.

Edging strips

Boards nailed along eaves and rakes after cutting back existing wood shingles to provide secure edges for re-roofing with asphalt shingles.

Exposed nail method

Application of roll roofing in which all nails are driven into the cemented, overlapping course of roofing. Nails are exposed to the weather.

Exposure

Portion of the shingle exposed to the weather. Exposure is measured from the butt of one shingle to the butt of the next.

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