Roof diagram parts
This roof anatomy diagram will help you identify different parts of your own roof so you can be familiar with specific roof areas when speaking with your roofer.
- 1 Chimney Stack
- 2 Chimney Flashing
- 3 Roof underlay Felt
- 4 valley with lead copper or tin flashing
- 5 Guttering
- 6 Down pipe
- 7 Common Rafters & Jack rafters
- 8 Fascia, Upvc or timber
- 9 Soffit overhang Upvc, Plywood or sheeting
- 10 Gable end with louvre vent in wall
- 11 Ridge tiles on hip
- 12 Roof tiles or slates
What is roof flashing?
Flashing on roofs is used at roof junctions were tiles are cut around chimney stacks, Pipes or valleys, it forms a seal between bricks and roof tiles or slates.
What is flashing made form?
Flashing Materials commonly used are of Lead, Copper, Tin, Bitumen felt or Plastic.