What Are Roof Eaves?

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Eaves are the lower borders of the roof of a building. They are horizontal on the exterior roof that overhangs the walls and casts off the water that falls on the roof. Roof eaves protect the brickwork from rain and supports the wall.
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A roof eave refers to a projecting extension at the lower edge of a roof. The main use of the eave is to throw rain water off the walls and to avoid the ingress of water at the intersection where the roof meets the wall.
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