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The TAMKO® Building Products Communications Department is focused on providing members of the media with the resources, materials and information they need. The Communications Department works daily with members of the local and national media on stories that highlight the nation's building materials industry.

Glossary

  • Aggregate

  • Algae

  • American method

  • ANC

  • APA

  • APP-modified

  • Apron Flashing

  • AR

  • ARMA

  • Asbestos

  • Asphalt

  • Asphalt concrete primer

  • Asphalt plastic cement

  • ASTM

  • AstonWood®

  • AwaFlex® & AwaFlex® FR

  • Awaplan

  • Awaplan 170

  • Awaplan 170 FR

  • Awaplan Heat Welding

  • Awaplan Premium

  • Awaplan Premium FR

  • Awaplan Versa-Smooth

  • Back surfacing

  • Base flashing

  • Base sheet

  • Base-N-Ply®

  • Below-grade

  • Bitumen

  • Black Belt

  • Blistering

  • Blow-offs

  • Bridging

  • Buckling

  • Built-up roof

  • Bundle

  • BUR

  • Butt edge

  • Cap flashing

  • Cap sheet

  • Caulk

  • Chalk line

  • Class "A" fire resistance

  • Class "B" fire resistance

  • Class "C" fire resistance

  • Closed cut valley

  • Coal tar

  • Coating

  • Co-extrusion

  • Cold process adhesive

  • Cold-method and lap cement

  • Collar

  • Composite Decking

  • Composite Railing

  • Composite Roofing

  • Compression-molded

  • Concealed nail method

  • Condensation

  • Continuous Improvement

  • Cool Colors

  • CoolRidge®

  • Coping joint

  • Counterflashing

  • Course

  • Coverage

  • CPA

  • Cricket

  • CRRC

  • Cupping

  • Curb

  • Curb roof

  • Cutout

  • Deming

  • Dormer

  • Double coverage

  • Downspout

  • Drip edge

  • Dutch lap method

  • Eaves

  • Eaves flashing

  • Edging strips

  • Elastomeric Roof Coating

  • Elastomeric Roof Coating

  • Elements®

  • Elite Glass-Seal®

  • Ell

  • End-laps

  • EverGrain®

  • Expansion joint

  • Exposed nail method

  • Exposure

  • Exposure I grade plywood

  • Extrusion

  • Feathering strips

  • Felt

  • FHA

  • Fibered aluminum roof coating

  • Fibered roof and foundation coating

  • Fibered roof coating

  • Fiberglass mat

  • Flange

  • Flashing

  • Flashing cement

  • FM

  • Foundation coating

  • Free-tab shingles

  • Gable

  • Gable roof

  • Gambrel roof

  • Granules

  • Green Belt

  • Gutter

  • Hand-sealing

  • Hard Drive®

  • Head lap

  • Heritage® Series Shingles

  • Hex shingles

  • Hip

  • Hip

  • Hip legs

  • Hip roof

  • Hip shingles

  • Hylar 5000®

  • Ice damming

  • Interlocking shingles

  • Isotropic

  • Kynar 500®

  • Laminated shingles

  • Lap

  • Lap cement

  • Low-slope application

  • Mansard application

  • Mansard roof

  • Masonry primer

  • Mats

  • MetalWorks®

  • Mineral stabilizers

  • Mineral-surfaced roofing

  • Mobile home aluminum roof coating

  • Modified bitumen roof

  • Moisture Guard Plus®

  • MSDS

  • Nail-pop

  • Nesting

  • NFA

  • No-cutout shingles

  • Nonfibered aluminum roof coating

  • Nonfibered roof and foundation coating

  • Nonfibered roof coating

  • Nonveneer panel

  • Normal slope application

  • NRCA

  • Open valley

  • Organic felt

  • Overdriven

  • Overexposed

  • Overhang

  • Pallets

  • Parapet

  • Pitch

  • Pitch pan or pitch pocket

  • Plastic roof cement

  • Plumbing vents

  • Ply

  • Ply sheet

  • Prevailing wind

  • Quick-setting cement

  • Racking

  • Rafter

  • Rake edge

  • Random-tab shingles

  • Release tape

  • Ridge

  • Ridge shingles

  • Ridge vent

  • Rise

  • Roll roofing

  • Roof deck

  • Roof louvers

  • Roof plane

  • Roofing membrane

  • Roofing tape

  • Run

  • Saturant

  • Saturated felt

  • SBS-modified

  • Scupper

  • Self-sealing shingles

  • Selvage (selvedge)

  • Shading

  • Shadowtone

  • Sheathing

  • Shed roof

  • Shewart

  • Side-laps

  • Single coverage

  • Six Sigma

  • Slope

  • Smooth-surfaced roofing

  • Soffit

  • Soffit ventilation

  • Soil stack

  • Span

  • Specialty eaves flashing membrane

  • Square

  • Square-tab shingles

  • Starter strip

  • Steep-slope application

  • Step flashing

  • StoneCrest® Slate

  • StoneCrest® Tile

  • Strip shingles

  • Tab

  • Tam-Cap®

  • Tam-Glass® Premium

  • TAMKO APP

  • TAMKO Glass-Base®

  • TAMKO Glass-Seal®

  • TAMKO Shingle Starter

  • Tam-Ply IV®

  • Tam-Pro® Asphalt Primer

  • Tam-Pro® Cold-Application Cement

  • Tam-Pro® CPA Premium MB SBS Flashing Cement

  • Tam-Pro® CPA Premium SBS Adhesive

  • Tam-Pro® CPA Premium SBS Flashing Cement

  • Tam-Pro® Fibered Aluminum Roof Coating

  • Tam-Pro® Fibered Emulsion Coating

  • Tam-Pro® Fibered Roof Coating

  • Tam-Pro® Fire-Rated (FR) Fibered Aluminum Roof Coating

  • Tam-Pro® Heavy-Bodied Flashing Cement

  • Tam-Pro® Nonfibered Aluminum Roof Coating

  • Tam-Pro® Plastic Roof Cement

  • Tam-Pro® Q-15 Elastomeric Flashing Cement

  • Tam-Pro® Wet- or Dry-Surface Plastic Roof Cement

  • Tam-Rail® Railing System

  • Tam-Seal Roof Patch Sealant Cartridge

  • TARC

  • Tear-off

  • Telegraphing

  • Thixotropic

  • Top lap

  • Transitions

  • Trowel-Grade Foundation Coating

  • TW-60

  • TWM-1 Mastic

  • TWP-1 Primer

  • TWP-2 Water-Based Primer

  • Type 43 Coated Base Sheet

  • U.L.

  • Ultraviolet degradation

  • Underdriven

  • Underlayment

  • Valley

  • Vapor

  • Vapor retarder

  • Vapor-Chan®

  • Vent

  • Ventilation

  • Versa-Base®

  • Versa-Cap® FR

  • Viscosity

  • VOC-compliant

  • Warm Wall

  • Waterproof underlayments

  • Wet- or dry-surface plastic roof cement

  • Window wrap

  • Woven valley

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Media Contact
Ron Cook
Director of Communications
(800) 641-4691, ext. 2245
ron_cook@tamko.com