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    If I had to name this roof, I would probably call it Shirley, but that's me. What would you call it?

    I know it is a clerestory window, but what would this type of structure/roof be called... raised dorma? shed?

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    Default Re: Name this roof...

    Quote Originally Posted by Steven Turetsky View Post
    If I had to name this roof, I would probably call it Shirley, but that's me. What would you call it?

    I know it is a clerestory window, but what would this type of structure/roof be called... raised dorma? shed?

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    That is called a Skillion roof.

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    Default Re: Name this roof...

    I've seen similar, and designers referred to the structure (or roof) as a contemporary or modern design. Roofers refer to them as something you step in, with flat areas and roof pitches out of nowhere.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Steven Turetsky View Post
    I would ....call it Shirley, but that's me.
    Hi Shirley.

    Scott is most correct. A sloping roof, often not attached ......

    "Skillion roofs can also be used to provide clerestory windows for a hallway or similar room where a row of windows is placed below the edge of the skillion section reaching above the other roof below".

    I would call it a shed roof to avoid superiority issues, but that's me. They did a poor job of flashing, eh?

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    Thank you so much

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    What are these and Why are they there ?

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    Do you mean these?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scott Patterson View Post
    That is called a Skillion roof.
    So, by definition, all sloping roof surfaces are called Skillion roofs ...

    There are two Skillion roofs meeting at the ridge of a gable roof; there are four Skillion roofs meeting at the hip ridges for hip roofs; two Skillion roofs not attached to each other and not meeting each other with one above the clerestory windows and one below them; etc. ...

    Normally, those roofs would be called "shed" roofs ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Steven Turetsky View Post
    Do you mean these?
    That Be Them.

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    I didn't look at them closely, but I would say alarm related.

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    Non Hip "other"


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    Default Re: Name this roof...

    Is kickout / diverter flashing required where the roof terminates at the stucco?


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    Quote Originally Posted by stanley frost View Post
    Is kickout / diverter flashing required where the roof terminates at the stucco?
    Yes ... unless you can figure out some other way to make sure that no water enters that junction where the roof end "in" the stucco.

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    Quote Originally Posted by stanley frost View Post
    Is kickout / diverter flashing required where the roof terminates at the stucco?
    I don't know about a kickout flashing, but I would certainly like to see more (higher clearance than what is already there) flashing (or a cricket of sorts), and flashing around the trim in order to create a sealable joint the entire way around the roof edge/chimney transition.

    I also recommended removing the old clerestory windows and building a curb (minimum 2"-4" high) under the windows that could be flashed and sealed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by John Ritter View Post
    Non Hip "other"
    I dont think they are familiar with the 1802 form...

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