Soffit and fascia do more than just add nice curb appeal to your home. They are crucial in the function of your roof when it comes to relocating water and preventing damage.
Soffit is where the overhang of your roof meets the siding. This piece runs lenghtwise underneath the overhang of your roof and allows for continuous ventilation of your attic. Fascia is the exposed board at the end that gives your home a more finished look. Combined, these two architectural elements help with water removal from your roof and prevents rodents, birds, bats, and other creatures from getting inside your roof. Ttraditionally made from wood or metal, they are now offered in a variety of synthetic materials to give homeowners more options and provide another way to protect the environment.
Ensuring that these are installed correctly will help you from taking on serious damage later on. Regular roof maintenance such as debris removal and clearing gutters will keep your soffit and fascia from deteriorating prematurely.