Is it ok to finish roof off with dry verge flush with wall, ie: no overhang or soffits?
Roof of our new build property has been finished on side elevations with dry verge. No overhang or soffits. Rainwater runs down the side walls and has now caused unsightly staining to the white roughcast finish. Builder is adamant there is no fault. Can anyone advise if dry verge are intended to be used in this way?
Asked By: DWW - 5/14/2008
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Dry verge needs 30mm overhang. Also, having a mortar filled flush end is an acceptable construction method but will give you the annoying problem you mention... More
Answered By: What the Heck - 5/14/2008
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Any exterior walls without an overhang/soffits are going to incur the problem you are experiencing. That is why the majority of buildings have the overhangs as it keeps the roof drainage from cascading down the sides of the building. The overhang also provides for soffits to provide ventilation to the roofs concealed... More
Answered By: Badger Boise - 5/14/2008
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