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On most steep roof, exposed fasteners
a) are an aesthetic detail
b) are used for anchorage against wind
c) are a sign of poor installation
d) are a sign of good installation
e) help prevent ice dams
Skylight leakage is most commonly caused by
a) Building shifting
b) Excessive precipitation volume or frequency
c) Poor installation
d) Too steep a roof slope
e) Poor quality skylight
The function of drip edge flashings include all of these except
a) To protect the gutters
b) To protect the fascia
c) To protect the edge of the roof sheathing
d) To direct roof runoff into gutters
e) To direct roof runoff away from the roof
A ponding roof is any roof that still has water on it
a) 2 hours after a rain
b) 12 hours after a rain
c) 24 hours after a rain
d) 36 hours after a rain
e) 48 hours after a rain
The dormer siding can act as
a) Counter flashing
b) Step (base) flashing
c) Valley flashing
d) Drip edge flashing
e) Hip flashing
What are common problems with EPDM roof?
a) Open seams and flashings
b) Discoloration due to oil
c) Cracking due to shrinkage
e) All of the above