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Roof overhang measurement detail?

BrunoF | Posted in General Questions on

I am looking to clarify the measurement detail for calling out a roof overhang dimension for a roof that will have squared off rafter tails and no horizontal soffit as shown in the photo.

if I want to specify a 16” overhang, will that result in dimension A or dimension B being 16” as shown in the photo?


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    Michael Maines | | #1

    There is not a standard system, you need to draw exactly what you want or leave it up to the builder's interpretation.

  2. rockies63 | | #2

    How are you going to attach a gutter to that roof edge?

    1. BrunoF | | #3

      With angled brackets according to my gutter guy.

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