|Cricket to protect from snow shear|
In warmer and drier climates, the roof can be used to capture the rain for irrigation purposes. A simple gutter works best when the roof edge is pretty straightforward. Collect the rain into a down spout, funnel into a rain barrel, or a dry river bed which is directed towards a garden area.
|Scupper for Corner Valley Flushing|
House designs have become increasingly more generic, and roof lines hopelessly complex. But rain and snow are two very good reasons to take a close look at the roof, and decide what “end” you have in mind before you start your design.