Exterior Cleaning Terminology

Roof Shingles

Roof shingles are roof covering consisting of individual overlapping elements. These elements are typically flat, rectangular shapes laid in courses from the bottom edge of the roof up, with each successive course overlapping the joints below. Shingles are held by the roof rafters and are made of various materials such as woodslateflagstonemetalplastic, and composite materials such as fiber cement and asphalt shingles.