Hexagonal roof question

Dan Lund
1/26/2016
I have been looking at metal and corrugated plastic roofing panels for a hexagon gazebo roof. I see the ridge caps as an item. But what is typically used along the vertical ridges connecting each side of the roof? The ridge caps all seem to have the molding or forming to fit in with the panels running in one direction only.
David Stermer
1/26/2016
Hi Dan, The intersections of your roof planes are typically considered 'hips'. Hip flashing is very similar to ridge flashing, though in my experience, comprised of two flat segments with a hemmed edge and separated by the appropriate bend angle. Regards, David
Todd Miller
Classic Products, Inc.
1/26/2016
I will second what David said. You will use a channel to close off the bias of the panels and then cover that with a hip cap. I am, just for fun, attaching a photo of a metal shingle in a gazebo ... the hips have individual caps.

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