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Glossary

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HEX shingles

Shingles that have the appearance of a hexagon after installation.

Hip

The inclined external angle formed by the intersection of two sloping roof planes. The hip runs from the ridge to the eaves.

Hip roof

A type of roof containing sloping planes of the same pitch on each of four sides. A hip roof contains no gables.

Hip shingles

Shingles used to cover the inclined external angle formed by the intersection of two sloping roof planes.