Board and Batten
Vertical siding where wood
strips (battens) hide the seams where other boards
A term used to describe the
siding or materials covering the exterior
of a building.
A long thin board,
thicker on one edge, overlapped and nailed
on for exterior siding.
as trim for the external corners of a house
or other frame structure against which the
ends of the siding are finished.
portion of the roof projecting out from the
side walls of the house.
flashing which is imbedded at its top in
a wall or other vertical structure and is
lapped down over shingle flashing.
Horizontal rows of shingles or tiles.
A molding motif that projects from the edge
of a roof line or cornice.
of roof beyond house walls.
replacement material used for painted exterior
Front of the house or building.
behind the gutter and eaves.
Alternative to wood or hardboard siding material.
A Board at the top of the house’s
siding, forming a corner with the soffit.
A roof that slants upward on three or
Siding made with tapered
boards, such as clapboards, that are placed
horizontally with the thicker lower edge
of each board overlapping the thinner upper
edge of the next board below it. Also called
bevel siding or overlapped siding.
opening with horizontal slats to permit
passage of air, but excluding rain, sunlight
The angle of slope of a roof.
line at the top edge of two sloping roof
Wood shingle formed by splitting
rather than sawing.
Pieces of wood,
asbestos or other material used as an overlapping
outer covering on walls or roofs.
A movable cover for a window used
for protection from weather and intruders.
Weatherproof material, as shingles,
boards, or units of sheet metal used for
surfacing the exterior walls of a frame building.
The boards that enclose the underside
of that portion of the roof which extends
out beyond the sidewalls of the house.
One hundred square feet of roof, or the amount
of roofing material needed to cover 100 square
feet when properly applied.