As a rule there are two popular methods in framing it pant or flat roof overhang and gable roof overhang.
No overhang roof.
However the suggested width of an overhang is between 12 and 18 for eaves and no more than 8 for rakes.
With the west east overhangs the main use is siding window protection and keeping rain snow from foundation.
The more water you keep from the structural components of the roof or fascia the longer these parts will last.
Metal is usually installed on rafters or strip sheathing rather than the solid decking used under other materials.
That said overhangs can extend as far as 2 without the need for external supports.
Some slight overhang is recommended in conjunction with a drip edge flashing to prevent water from getting under the roofing and onto underlying wood.
The design of many older houses omits eaves which maximizes the amount of sunlight that hits the windows but can create a host of problems if you don t find a.
Framing the roof overhang is basically in line with the style and shape of your flooring.
There is no good way to make that last.
There is also no gutter in the detail so you will be effectively routing rain down your wall.
With our house we are planning minimal east and west overhangs and ample south and north.
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I can understand not wanting one with a flat roof but the sloped roof without overhang i never understood.
Overhangs can vary from a few inches to a few feet depending on preference.
I have battled with the same overhang no overhang design.
We love the look of the no overhang scottish style roof line as well.
A typical metal roof overhang may be 2 to 4 inches or even less.
Most modern cabin architecture out there seems to be eaveless meaning that there is no or very minimal roof overhang eaves that go beyond the building structure.
Additionally forming this needs to pay attention to the edge of your roof.