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low slope w asphalt shingles req:

double layer of roofing felt.

2

roofing area for describing size, and estimating/ordering materials, referred to in:

squares

1 square = 100ft2.

3

shed water, rather than form water tight seal.

shingles

4

composite of felt, asphalt, mineral stabilizers, mineral granules.
variety color/shape,
laid over asphalt-impregnated roofing felt,
nailed to solid wood sheathing.

asphalt shingles

5

wood shakes: typ mat'l

cedar

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wood shakes: best grade

no.1 blue label

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wood shakes are laid over spaced sheathing for:

breathability,

over 30lb felt underlay

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wood shakes:
dimension of exposure varies w

pitch,

also edges staggered so joints not coincide

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slate tiles: laid over

30lb asphalt-saturated roofing felt,

on wood or nailed concrete decking.

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slate tiles: attached w

copper/galvanized nails.

pre punched holes at slate.

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slate tiles:
pros/cons

con: very expensive.
pro: fire resistant and very durable.
most last over 100 yrs.

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many colors, patterns, textures,
on felt over sloped wood or nailable roof.

clay tile

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clay tiles:
pros/cons

con: very expensive.
pro: fire resistant and very durable and attractive.

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roofing tile: con

heavy, so possibly additional strucuting

15

from portland cement and fine aggregates,

less expensive than clay, but still durable and fire resistant.

concrete tile

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concrete tile:
several styles

flat, or rounded like clay