What is the proper way to install drip edge?

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Quote from Youtube video: And they gently put it against the fascia. Board and then they nail it then they take their shingles. And they put them on top and they make it flush with the edge. Here those are two no-no's.

Do you nail down drip edge?

Nail high up on the drip edge so that the shingles will cover the nails. Ideally, you’d nail about every 12 inches, and in no circumstances should you have 16 inches or more between nails. When you place the next drip edge piece, it should overlap the first by an inch.

What goes on first drip edge or felt?

Installing roof drip edge flashing properly

The best way is to install the roof drip edge only along the eaves first, then place ice-and-water barrier (in the snowbelt) or felt paper (underlayment) over the drip edge. This lets any water that gets on the roof run down the underlayment and over the drip edge.

What kind of nails do you use for drip edge?

The drip edge is nailed in place using 1-1/2 galvanized roofing nails. A felt-tip marker works great for marking cuts. And, again, prying open the end with a small flat bar allows the pieces to overlap cleanly.

Should drip edge be tight against fascia?

A vertical drip edge lip extends down roughly 1 5/8″ and as Steve points out, should not be set tight against the fascia board or water may run behind the gutter and down the fascia, inviting leaks and rot.

How many nails do you use on drip edge?

Install the starter strip so that it overhangs the drip edge by 1/2-inch. Nail the starter strip about 3” up from the leading edge, using 4 nails evenly spaced for a full strip (approximately 10”-12-inches apart).

Can you staple drip edge?

If you apply glue and nails to your drip edge you shouldn’t have to staple your drip edge. However, if you use t50 staples with a staple gun, according to some DIY professionals, the drip edge should take well.

Can you screw drip edge?

Install the drip edge by fitting it on the roof eave, pushing it tightly against the edge of the plywood and nailing or screwing it down. Use 1-inch galvanized roofing nails or 3/4-inch exterior screws. Space the fasteners by about 12 inches. Overlap two pieces of flashing that meet end to end by at least 1 inch.

Are shingles supposed to overhang drip edge?

Asphalt shingles should overhang the exterior edge of the drip edge by ¼ to ¾-inch. Check local building code for drip edge requirements prior to the start of your roofing project.

Do gutter hangers go under drip edge?

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Quote from Youtube video: End of the downspout it'll go up behind the drip edge by the time you align the gutter. And get you know to the other end where the downspout is. Usually.

Do you caulk drip edge?

Drip caps must be installed properly to be effective. Don’t caulk the seam where the siding meets the drip cap. If water gets behind the siding, this seam opening allows drainage. It’s important that a drip cap slopes down and out away from the house.

Do gutter hangers go through drip edge?

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Quote from Youtube video: Just like this. Now as you can see when the water comes off of this roof. And hits this drip edge it's now going to be directed into the gutter. If you don't bend that drip edge out.

Why does water go behind my gutters?

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Quote from Youtube video: This area get getting underneath the shingle because when it's jacked up the water gets on to the edge of this shingle. And in fact flows. And actually goes behind the drip edge and it'll.

How do you install drip edge with existing gutters?

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Quote from Youtube video: Before you mount it about a half inch. So you want about a half inch between the drip edge and the fascia a gap. So that the water just doesn't run off the edge onto your fascia.

How far should shingles hang over gutters?

1/4 to 3/8 inch

Most shingle manufacturers recommend a 1/4 to 3/8 inch overhang over your eave, which is where your roof ends by your gutter. In many cases, and particularly as the home ages and settles, the roof edge at the eave edge can wave in and out by more than this amount.

Does fascia go on before shingles?

If your roofers are replacing your fascia board as part of a full roof replacement, then they will install the new shingles before they address the fascia. There is no way to replace the fascia board without removing the gutters, as the gutters are mounted to the board.

Are roofing nails supposed to go through?

It is crucial that roofing nails of the correct length were used to secure the shingles. The sharp tip of the roofing nail should pass through and extend approximately 3/8-inch past the underside of the roof sheathing.