2. Drip Edges/Flashings

The Drip Edges are part of the flashings of the shingle roofing system to prevent the ingress of water and protect the plywood from wind driven rain and long term degradation. 

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Barge Drip Edge in Zinc

Drip edges are the simplest of flashings and are placed along the eaves edge and the rake of the roof along barges or verges.  On rakes, the drip edge is installed on top of the Winterguard to prevent wind driven rain from getting beneath the Winterguard.

At the eaves, drip edges are installed beneath the Winterguard underlayment to allow water to shed smoothly off the roof if, for some reason, water gets under the shingles.

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Drip edge fixed at eaves prior to Winterguard application