Watch: Let’s Talk Roof Jargon! Posted January 11th, 2018 by Jerry Becker & filed under Architectural Shingles, Can vents, Cedar Shakes, Composite Slate Shingles and Shakes, Pipe Flashing, Ridge Caps, Roof Flashing, Roof Materials, Roofing, Rooflife Video Library. Fasteners? Comp? Architectural Shingle? Flashing? Jerry helps you understand some basic roof lingo, for those of you who don’t parle the roofer speak. Let us help you get to know your roof.