Roof Top Terminology
Re-posted With Permission From BNP Media
Great article on roof top terminology!
CRICKET: A relatively small area of a roof constructed purposefully, with compound slope, to divert water from a horizontal intersection of the roof with a rising vertical element such as a chimney, wall, expansion joint or other projection.
DRAINING ROOF EDGE: A perimeter condition utilizing embedded sheet metal flashing to direct water over the roof edge.