Guest User
9/26/2005
I am installing metal roofing on a shed roof, 4:12 pitch, new construction. I live in NE Washington where we get about 50 inches of snow fall on average. I have Delta Rib, 29 gauge metal from Rolled Steel Products. I have talked to a number of contractors about what length of metal I should have past the roof frame on the bottom (drip edge) of the roof. I have been told anything from 1 1/2 inch to 6 inches. I have also contacted the manufacturer, but have not yet received a reply. What do you recommend?
Todd Miller
Isaiah Industries, Inc.
9/26/2005
If gutters are to be installed, you want the drip to extend down into the gutter and you want the gutters to be mounted as high as possible. If gutters are not to be installed, I would suggest a drip edge of at least 2". Beyond that, it is a matter of doing what you think looks nice.
Guest User
9/28/2005
There are no gutters. Are you saying that there is no concern about the metal bending with the snow build up in the winter?
Todd Miller
Isaiah Industries, Inc.
9/28/2005
Wait, wait .. we're talking apples and oranges here. Sorry about. We're definitely not on the same page. Call me at my office at 1-800-543-8938 ext 201 (eastern time 8 - 5) and we will get things figured out. Todd Miller
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