Drip edge

drip edge

[′drip ‚ej]
(building construction)
A metal strip that extends beyond the other parts of the roof and is used to direct rainwater off.

Drip edge

Installed lip that keeps shingles up off the deck at edges and extends shingles out over eaves and gutters to prevent water from wicking up and under the shingles.

drip edge

A strip which extends beyond other parts of a roof and which directs rainwater off the roof.
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The fascia boards are more likely to be rotting from another cause: Roof water following surface tension along the metal drip edge and getting into the fascia boards joints (boards that were most likely installed "raw," unprimed) over a long period of time as is too often the case.
BlockNet creates a continuous stainless steel drip edge around the building perimeter.
Metal-Era received FM ratings on a wide range of fascia, coping and drip edge products including their Anchor-Tite, Perma-Tite and Edge Systems One product lines.
If you do not provide a drip edge, water stains the surface of the balcony face.
An average ice dam is 4 to 5 inches thick at the drip edge and extends back up the roof about 6 inches.
The drip edge (AA) installed under the shingles will overlap all the top trim boards and cover any imperfections.
A metal flashing with drip edge spans the brick veneer and cavity, turns up the back-up wall, and is counterflashed by the water barrier.
With a hacksaw, cut the aluminum drip edge that will protect the plywood edges.
Many installers believe that increasing the overhang on the first course of shingles helps direct water into the gutter and is a substitute for a metal drip edge.
Vented drip edge, continuous soffit vents, under eave vents and mini louvers complete its product offering.