Panels are up...planning the trim installation

Guest User
11/19/2015
Please look at the attach image showing a portion of my Dutch Gable roof. This is the transition between the 45 degree corner and the gable end of the roof. Is there anything I can do to make this transition look better? It's clearly seen from the ground since the house is below street level. The hip cap was placed 1st, the end wall on top of the hip cap, and then the gable trim on top of the end wall flashing.
Eric Novotny
An informed customer is the Best Customer!
11/19/2015
Pieces could probably have been bent closer that that 3 way transition but it doesn't look terrible.
Guest User
11/19/2015
Does this look better, Eric. See attachment. I have a few inches of wiggle room to place these pieces. This photo shows the end wall/gable trim moved back and exposing the hip cap. The corner of the hip cap could be cut off.
Eric Novotny
An informed customer is the Best Customer!
11/19/2015
Yes. Looks a bit cleaner there.
Guest User
11/21/2015
What size and type of screw should I be using to fasten the trim at the transition shown in the attachment? I believe they should be lap screws but the ones the manufacturer supplied seem too large in diameter (#14 X7/8" with 1/2" control seal). See photo in other thread. I believe the gable trim is attached at the top with a regular #9X 1.5" wood driller that I've been using to attach the panels to the substrate. Is that correct?

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