Soffits and Fascia Installation
Typically a soffit is used in the area beneath the eaves on the exterior of a house to close the space beneath the eave., while a fascia is the flat, vertical finishing edge that covers the end of the rafters. Fascia is used to create a barrier between the edge of the roof and the outside. Both add cosmetic as well as exterior protection. They prevent rain from being blown into the house beneath the eaves, allow you to disguise your attic’s ventilation, and keep out pests like bats, birds, and squirrels. If you’re going to add soffits or fascia to your roof, contact the experienced professionals at JRB Enterprises to ensure that the installation will be completed properly.
Maintenance of Soffits and Fascia
We recommend that you have your soffits and fascia inspected and cleaned about every 1 to 2 years to maintain their energy efficiency. You may need to repaint them, reseal them, or add caulk in areas. If you see mildew or mold, simply wipe it off using a soft brush and a cleaning solution created from bleach and water. It is also important that you keep an eye on your gutters and clean them regularly, because if water backs up in your gutter, it may damage the fascia board.