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Gutter Requirements for MonoDirectional Low Slope Metal Roof

Gutter Requirements for MonoDirectional Low Slope Metal Roof

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Old 05-17-20, 12:53 PM
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Gutter Requirements for MonoDirectional Low Slope Metal Roof

I have been told, by my builder, that I require gutters all the way around my house. However, I have a roof that slopes in one direction, so it seems silly to put a gutter on the high side of the roof. It is a low slope metal roof. Any guideline or requirement help?
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Old 05-17-20, 01:28 PM
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So did you ask why the high side needed gutters? Typ water runs downhill!
 
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He just said that we had to wrap the whole house. Like it was a inspectable requirement.
 
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Old 05-17-20, 01:39 PM
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I would be doing a little independent inquiry, codes usually are mostly common sense but it could be that a "typ" house would have slope on both sides so maybe it's being miss-applied!

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Thanks, I'll look into it some more.
 
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My guess is that there is either something you dont understand or something you're not telling us. Certain roofs such as SIPS have an integral gutter that does go on every side since it is also the fascia that is used to cap the panel ends.

Without more information or photo, I dont really think we can answer why he said what he did. Ask him for more information, we dont know what your roof is or why it would require it.
 
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