Roof Joist

Business / Construction / Roof Joist: The rafters of a flat roof. Lumber used to support the roof sheeting and roof loads. Generally, 2 X 10's and 2 X 12's are used.

Ceiling Joist

Business / Construction / Ceiling Joist: One of a series of parallel framing members used to support ceiling loads and supported in turn by larger beams, girders or bearing walls. Also called roof joists. MORE

Rolled Roofing

Business / Real Estate / Rolled Roofing: An asphalt roofing material that is manufactured in rolls with granules on one side. Asphalt roofing is a relatively inexpensive and short-lived product, and should not be used as a roofing material o MORE

Roof Decking

Business / Real Estate / Roof Decking: The undersupport material which is typically wood for attaching shingles and other materials to the roof. MORE

Roll Roofing

Business / Construction / Roll Roofing: Asphalt roofing products manufactured in roll form. 36-inch wide rolls with and 108 square feet of material. Weights are generally 45 to 90 pounds per roll. MORE

Roof Jack

Business / Construction / Roof Jack: Sleeves that fit around the black plumbing waste vent pipes at, and are nailed to, the roof sheeting. MORE

Rim Joist

Business / Construction / Rim Joist: A joist that runs around the perimeter of the floor joists and home. MORE

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