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Trim Component Styles
Building Term Map
Sometimes referred to as purlins, hat channel is used on carports and garages with vertical roof systems and/or vertical sides and ends. It supports the panels on those systems.
L-trim is used as trim on the ends of the panels of regular style carports to provide a finished look. L-trim is also used one the exterior corners of garages.
J-trim is used as trim underneath extra paneling on the sides of carports (optional), around walk-in doors, garage doors, and windows to provide a finished appearance.
The underneath eave sides of the roof bow or truss are covered with boxed eave trim for a nice finished appearance.
Ridge cap is a piece of metal that sits on the ridge of the roof on all vertical roof carports and garages. Its function is to cover the seam where the roof panels meet at the apex of the building.