Parapet walls need detailing correctly to avoid damp or leak issues.
Box gutter detail for parapet.
Theres anything complicated or expensive about getting it right.
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Box gutters need to be large enough to cope with a certain amount of leaf blockage and snow n ice capacity.
With building design being so restrictive on space these days this is the area where designers must think about how the roofing contractor will make the box gutter comply.
Each box gutter run must discharge independently to ether a sump or directly out of the building without changing the size of the gutter or changing direction.
It is at the layout of the design stage that compliance failure of box gutter usually begins.
Horizontal beams that sit on top of the rafters.
Boards under the high point and just above the roof framing.
Box gutters are deemed to satisfy the performance requirements of the national construction code if they are certified to meet.
Box like parallel and rectangular rain gutter usually concealed behind a parapet.
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Gutter parapet detail diagram.
Box gutter design and compliance is detailed in plumbing regulations sa hb 39 installation code for metal roof and wall cladding as well as saa snz hb 114 guidelines for the design of eaves and box gutters.
A box gutter is defined as a graded channel generally of a rectangular shape for the conveyance of rainwater within the building footprint including adjacent to a wall or parapet.
A box gutter internal gutter parallel gutter or trough gutter is a rain gutter on a roof usually rectangular in shape.
Additional construction details drawings as well as the small selection of new details here including parapet wall detail mansard roof edge detail and box gutter detail and the foundation wall floor and roof drawings on the contruction details page many of the building notes have a related construction detail drawing with specific dimensions eg rafter sizes spans insulations types for.
Box gutter sketch how to do it right.
It may be lined with epdm rubber metal asphalt or roofing felt and may be concealed behind a parapet or the eaves or in a roof valley.
We use lots of sketches and photos in our building surveys.
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