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Need help identifying materials needed to replace rotted and damaged wood

Need the names of materials or any suggestions as to what I should do.
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What amount of shingle overhang on a rake side is acceptable?

A contractor is telling me that his roofer always installs shingles with "this amount" of overhang, yet I am hard pressed to find similar installs in my neighborhood. The box of shingles ...
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Is it okay to face nail the drip edge to the fascia?

A sunroom contractor is adding a screened in deck to my house. The drip edge was not delivered before the roofer installed the roof and he said that the drip edge could be installed later by lifting ...
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Is this sort of “wrapped” eave a reasonable eave detail?

So, I've been pondering some thoughts on where walls meet roofs in the vein of Joe Lstiburek's "Perfect Wall" work and how to replicate that in a context that favors "house-shaped" ...
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Can I put drip edge underneath felt without removing roof?

Whoever installed the roof on my house put the bottom drip edge on top of the felt underlayment instead of below it. This is causing significant rot on my fascia and eaves. (I don't have any gabels.) ...
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Questions about fascia & soffit repair

This is a porch roof, single layer, 54 year old house. Started tearing off rotting fascia and found a sub-fascia rotted as well. Also took off soffit in that area. All the rot is at the end, by the ...
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Paint peeled on fascia board, how to get paint to stick?

I sanded, primed, then painted one of my fascia boards, and most of the board dried fine, just one part where there’s wood filler and silicone calking is where the paint peeled. How can I fix this ...
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Should rain gutters be installed behind metal drip edge?

I am adding aluminum gutters to my new detached garage. I hadn't originally included them in the design, but want to add them to protect the doors and siding from splashing water, and to prevent soil ...
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6X2 fascia board estimation PROCESS [closed]

Assume five planks of 2X6 wood fascia is to be installed in Florida. What is the process to estimate the labor cost per 12 foot plank?. I am not seeking a quote, rather I want to understand the ...
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Replacing Gutter Fascia?

A decision must be made to determine whether to replace gutter fascia. I am replacing a faulty / questionable soffit install: I am at a decision-point: if the fascia is to be replaced, now is the ...
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Why is there a gap between fascia and gutter?

I have a 30 year old house, which I have owned for the last five years. The gutters are getting old and I want to replace all. Other than being old and rusty they are working fine based on my ...
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Gutter installation on fascia with or without 1x2 wood drip edge

I have a similar situation to this post (What is this small strip of wood in front of fascia?) with a 1x2" presumably serving as a drip edge along the fascia. In some areas along the eaves this 1x2 ...
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Metal roof decking is rotting along edges

I'll try to keep the backstory short: My family has an old WWII era camp that was reroofed a couple years back. At the time, money was tight so the hired help was maybe not the best. We're ...
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Fixing water ingress at mitred corner in roof fascia

Apologies in advance for the long question - I wanted to include all the details as I am rather unsure of what I am doing! I have a 10-year-old flat roof with a fascia facing the predominant weather. ...
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How to correctly remove a dry verge piece

I've recently had a linear dry verge fitted over my garage, its a Manthorpe Linear Dry Verge. The guttering on one side was removed whilst this work was being undertaken as I was in the process of ...
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What needs to be replaced for correct eaves / roof edge?

The last homeowner installed a patio roof - connecting support beams to the roof structure. It was a very flat roof -- that had lots of problems. I'd repaired it on multiple occasions - however, ...
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Screwed up gutter install, best next steps?

First I thought it would look alright but on closer look, I see the gutters are not just behind but under the drip edge and have the exposed facia. While I paid with CC and can just charge back the ...
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How do I repair or replace a fascia gutter end caps?

I have a fascia gutter with no endcap at all over a window. When it rains, water pours down over the Window which seems bad... What I'm struggling with is locating an end cap to fit the gutter. ...
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Where can I get this type of 'wood paneling'/'siding'/(name?)

Sorry about my ignorance here but I don't know what to call this stuff. I have a few wood (Pretty sure it's wood) boards that have falling off the side of the area that supports my deck. Questions: ...
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Fastening aluminum fascia to wooden subfascia

As I understand it, one should pre-drill the hole for the fastener to prevent dimpling. Should the Aluminum fascia be fastened with a nail or screw? What is the preferred spec for the fastener? I am ...
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Name for wooden board that supports fascia, drip edge, soffit, and gutter?

QUESTION What is the name of the wooden beam that supports fascia, drip edge, soffit, and gutter? The nomenclature is important because it is hard (if not impossible) to Google anything without ...
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When is it necessary to paint a wooden fascia (barge) board?

Context: a Florida roof and gutter is to be replaced, however the fascia wood was rotten and replaced. The plan is to be covered by aluminum fascia and has a drip edge. When does it make sense to ...
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Cut steel fascia board cover lengthwise?

I am wrapping a porch beam with white steel fascia board cover. The height of the space I need to cover is about an inch less than what the fascia board cover is. So I need to basically cut an inch ...
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making shallow angle in wood

I'm thinking how to make a shallow angle - not too important what it is - in wood plank about 3'7" long (see cross section below). I was thinking maybe a power planer might do but they're for making ...
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Is this Gutter install right?

Today, I found my home has a gutter install as below: My question is: The hanger screw has penetrate through the metal drip edge and gutter the fascia (cover), is it right? I am thinking it should ...
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Good alternative to wood fascia trim

My existing wood fascia is about as old as the house (~12 years) and its time to scrape, sand and repaint as I have some serious peeling in some parts. This is AZ so no boards are rotting though. It ...
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Adding an eaves drip edge to an existing roof installation

There is some water dripping behind the gutter, and I am thinking of installing a drip edge. From what I read a drip edge is installed under the ice water shield at the eaves. The ice water shield ...