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How much overhang for dormer joists

Discussion in 'Roofing and Guttering' started by xdrive, 9 Nov 2019.

  1. xdrive

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    Hi.

    Just wondering what the length of overhang should be for a nice finish.

    I've left 7 inches ( 17.5cm)

    Is that too much or about right?

    Aiming for something like in pic.

    Cheers

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    Any length you like within reason.
     
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    This is one of those times when quantity is important.
     
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    Totally agree. From your experience would you say 17.5cm is ok?
     
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    Enough to fit a grill for the extractor fan in the toilet.
    That way you won't need to drill the walls and will have a neat finish.
     
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