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Carpenters and Builders Layout, Foundation and Framing (Audels) 7th Ed - M. Miller, R. Miller (Wiley, 2005) WW

Carpenters and Builders Layout, Foundation and Framing (Audels) 7th Ed - M. Miller, R. Miller (Wiley, 2005) WW

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In shingling a valley, first a strip of sheet metal or roll roofing (ordi-
narily20incheswide)islaidinthevalley.Figure11-14illustratesan
open-type valley. Here the dotted lines show the aluminum or other

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Figure 11-12 Hip-roof shingling.

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Figure 11-13 Method of installing metal shingles under
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Figure 11-14 Method of shingling a valley.

materialusedasflashingundertheshingles.Ifthepitchisabove30◦,
then a width of 16 inches is sufficient; if flatter, the width should be
more. In a long valley, its width between shingles should increase
in width from 1 inch at the top to 2 inches at the bottom. This is
to prevent ice or other objects from wedging when slipping down.
The shingles taper to the butt (the reverse of the hip) and need no
reinforcing,becausethethinedgeisheldandprotectedfromsplitting
off by the shingle above it. Care must always be taken to nail the
shingle nearest the valley as far from it as practical by placing the
nail higher up.

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