Glossary

 

Saddle Strap

See Straps

 

Sarking

A membrane to collect and discharge clear of the structure any water that may penetrate a roof or wall cladding.

 

Shoe

  A fitting used in a downpipe, to change direction of the downpipe by about 45 degrees.

Skillion Roof

normally a single sloping roof surface, not attached to another roof surface.

 

Smartspan®

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Soaker (gutter)

A small gutter located on the upper side of a chimneystack.

 

Soaker (flashings)

Formed metal designed to weatherproof the perimeter of roof protrusions or penetrations. Soaker flashings are usually positioned under rather than over the surrounding metal roof.

 

Sole

The internal, bottom surface of a roof gutter.

 

Spandek®

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Speed Deck Ultra®

 

Spigot

See Pop

 

Spreader

A downpipe-tee or elbow fixed at 90 degrees to the roof slope used to spread stormwater over a greater area of the roof.

 

Spouting

See Gutter.

 

Straps

A metal band used to secure a downpipe to a wall.

 

Sump

A roof gutter pit used to connect downpipes to internal roof gutters.

 

Superdek®

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