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Gutters aren't draining properly

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Hi guys, I'm in the middle of repairing wood rot due to my roof/gutters not doing a proper job of redirecting water and once I make the repairs to the wood I'll need to know what to do to prevent it from happening again

My house has a metal roof and what looks like custom gutters, I've never seen anything like it before... they act as an apron and gutter in one, going up under the roof. I removed the gutters before taking a picture but the end of the gutter goes up against the side of the house and I guess because of how the water is running off, the wood gets wet.

Also the other picture is showing another part that I already repaired at the front, this area was rotting at the end of the gutter. I suppose having downspouts would fix this but these don't seem to be actual gutters you can buy parts for...


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The only real drip edge that is there is the gutter that slips right under the metal roofing. The roofing just overhangs a lot making the gutter hard to gain access to. I was thinking about trimming it back.

I looked in to kickout flashing and that looks like something that would help a lot. Maybe once I get everything sealed up better than it was before it will be fine. With kickout.

So much works goes in to a 60's home :(

Oh yea, that seems to be sealed to the fascia, nothing on the fascia from that point up seems to be affected. Mainly just the parts I had to cut out.
I can't imagine having to rip out the entire trim and fascia and putting that under it.
So to my understanding, reading some other sites, that flash should actually be bent at an angle at the end is that correct? Or I guess I can make a kickout like you mentioned to go under it and roof, it won't be behind the fascia though
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