Roof Anatomy

Roof Anatomy/Diagram

roof anatomy

With this diagram, we have tried to highlight some of the most common parts of your roof. This is aimed at providing you with a better understanding when communicating with a roofing contractor.

  • Fascia
  • Rafters
  • Hip
  • Chimney Brickwork/pointing
  • Chimney Pot
  • Chimney Flaunching (cement that secures pots)
  • Chimney Rendering
  • Roof Window
  • Gable
  • Valley
  • Guttering
  • Chimney Flashings
  • Chimney Front Apron (flashings)
  • Main Ridge (& ridges)
  • Parapet Wall
  • Parapet Wall Flashings
  • Roof Covering (slate, tile etc)
  • Soffit
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