Fascias and Soffits
The Fascia is a straight board that goes through the lower edge of the roof and carries all the guttering whenever it rains while the soffit is placed under the fascia board but has to be aired to avoid timer decay and compression in the roof. The soffit protects your house from being flooded. Traditionally, fascias and soffits are made from materials like aluminum and wood, but with the introduction of other options that are made from synthetic and composite materials like UPVC and vinyl, many homeowners now prefer to go for these options. These roofing materials are essential parts needed for your roof and every homeowner needs to know how to benefit from them.
Importance of Fascias and Soffits
Fascias and soffits are an extremely important aspect of roofing and they protect the exterior part of your house from pests and also increases the esthetic value of your home with finished. It also keeps your home protected from having water blown into it, especially if you live in a windy region.
Ensuring that your fascias and soffits are installed correctly is vital to avoid other problems that may arise from improper installation. These problems will make you spend more than you planned and can recur in the future. Hiring the right contractors that are experienced and specialized in fascias and soffits installation is the right thing to do. The danger involved in improper installation is leakage of water and unprotected areas which can result in mold and mildew setting in your roof. As good as water may be to nature, it is destructive to roofs and materials used in roofing if they are not installed correctly.
Repair and Replacement
By inspecting your fascias and soffits, we can come up with a thorough outline of what needs to be repaired or replaced. Inspection should happen once a year or anytime you sense that something is wrong with your roof. Storms, rain and other natural occurrences can cause problems for roofs and damage to the materials used in the build. After an event like this it is recommended and important to inspect your roof. Problems can be detected this way before they trigger maintenance and avoid greater financial damage to you and to the value of your property. As a homeowner, ensure that your contractor provides a service where all your roofing materials are chalked, sealed, and painted regardless of what they are made of. For proper repair and replacement, we are the best in all of Bristol and we deliver superb results.
Proper maintenance of your fascias and soffits is just as important as mentioned above. Mildew and mold are the major reasons they get destroyed and they are caused by water. Once you discover the presence of mold and mildew, brush or sweep them away and ensure that they are no longer there. Bees, wasps or hornets are also pests that build their nests on your soffits and fascias. Ensure that their nests are removed before they become a hive and require specialists.