Open eaves

Open eaves

Overhanging eaves where the rafters and underside of the roof are visible from below.
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open cornice, open eaves

open cornice
Overhanging eaves where the rafters are exposed at the eaves and can be seen from below.
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So, on a well-built home, with a fire defense, will have those eaves that are closed versus open eaves.
Those open eaves allow the embers that pick up and move to fly and lodge themselves inside the attic space.
Rats are excellent climbers so open eaves in older style houses should be wired over (but do not stop loft ventilation).
In the modified houses, major structural problems such as leaking roofs were repaired, windows were screened, open eaves were blocked with bricks and mortar, cement floors were repaired or constructed and rain gutters and a rain water storage tank were added.
The master bedroom has open eaves and full height glazing with views over the countryside.
Bedroom two has more open eaves, full height glazing and Italian design wardrobes.
It is obvious the owners have spent their time on attention to detail - from the open eaves in the ceiling to the luxurious family bathroom and the welcoming living spaces.
The houses in my area were built with open eaves and therefore provide perfect nest sites.
[check] Don't spray directly into open eaves, crawl spaces, of gable-end vents.
Low-pitched gabled roofs, front porches with sturdy yet tapered supports, open eaves, and exposed rafter tails and braces all characterize this practical style that's often referred to as "America's favorite house."
An important challenge is that many Amazonian houses have open eaves and windows that allow mosquitoes to enter and exit without touching surfaces (except for a person's skin).