Roofing Glossary

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There are 5 names in this directory beginning with the letter M.
Mansard roof
A type of roof containing two sloping planes of different pitch on each of four sides. The lower plane has a much steeper pitch than the upper, often approaching vertical. Includes no gables.

Masonry primer
An asphalt-based primer used to prepare masonry surfaces for bonding with other asphalt products.

Mastic
See asphalt plastic roofing cement.

Mineral stabilizers
Finely ground limestone, slate, traprock or other inert materials added to asphalt coatings for durability and increased resistance to fire and weathering.

Mineral-surfaced roofing
Asphalt shingles and roll roofing that are covered with granules.