Glossary

 

Eaves Gutter

A roof gutter attached at an eaves overhang.

 

Elbow

A fitting used in a downpipe, to change direction of the downpipe by about 90 degrees.

 

Electrolytic (galvanic) Corrosion

Corrosion resulting from the contact of two different metals when an electrolyte (like water) is present.

Expansion Joint

A joint in a long run of cladding, gutter or flashing designed to allow for thermal expansion and contraction.

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