Residential Re-Roofs » Drip Edge
Drip edge metal that is shaped to the edge of roofs. It goes over the eaves and it goes up the gables.
Drip edge comes in different colors, in our opinion, for shingles black is usually the most attractive. It gives the roof a dimensional type look.
There are 2 primary types of drip edges:
Commercial Drip Edge
Residential Drip Edge
Drip Edge is now code in any municipality that has adopted the IRC – International Residential Code.
Per standard manufacturer’s guidelines, the shingles overhang the drip edge, no more than ¾”.
Occasionally other roofing or gutter materials can act as a drip edge. This can include fascia metal with roofing metal edge at the gables, and drip edge at the eaves.