Eave – The lower part of a roof that projects out beyond the face of the wall of a building. Horizontal, lower edge of a slope roof.

Eaves Flashing – Additional layer of roofing material applied at the eaves to help prevent damage from water backup.

Edging Strips – boards nailed along eaves and rakes after cutting back existing wood shingles to provide secure edges for re-roofing with asphalt shingles.

Expanded Metal – Mesh used as a lath or base of which to apply plaster or stucco

Exposed Nail Method – application of role roofing in which all nails are driven into the cemented, overlapping course of roofing. Nails are exposed to the weather.