Each component of your roof helps to keep your home dry and comfortable. It is important to make sure all of the components are functioning properly. Soffit and fascia are as important as the windows, siding, and doors in your home. At Eastern Gutter Workx, we offer soffit and fascia installations in Greater HRM, Hants, and Lunenburg Counties.
Understanding the Function of Fascia and Soffit
Soffit is a French word that means ‘formed as a ceiling’. The Latin term to it is ‘to fix underneath’. It is the exposed siding beneath your roof’s overhang. Soffit can be made from aluminum, wood, or vinyl. It is an important part of your roof as it helps to keep a steady airflow between the roof and attic and prevents mold build up.
Fascia is the area of siding above the soffit where gutters are placed. It is connected to the ends of rafters or trusses and is a part that can be easily damaged. The primary function of fascia is to protect the edge of the roof and the outdoors.
Importance of Fascia and Soffit
There are various benefits from properly fitted soffit and fascias. So make sure you have your new roofing installed or replaced by professional roofers. These roof parts are important for the following reasons:
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