Soffit & Fascia

Two of the most important parts of the roof, are the soffits, and the fascia. Keeping them in top working order, is what keeps your roof in great condition for years and years!

So, what is a soffit?

It is the exposed surface beneath the overhanging section of a roof eave. It’s most commonly used around a building’s main roof, but soffit can also be used under porches, under arches or columns, under a flight of stairs… pretty much anything that has a visible ceiling. It is commonly made in aluminum and vinyl, as well as fiber cement, wood, and steel.

A diagram of what Fascia and Soffits are

To understand what soffits and fascia are, it’s easiest to see them.

What is fascia?

Roofing fascia board is another common area that can be damaged and may need to be repaired. The fascia is a vertical finishing edge connected to the ends of the rafters, trusses, or the area where the gutter is attached to the roof. The primary role of the fascia is to act as a layer between the edge of the roof and the outdoors, and is meant to protect the wooden board against water damage that can occur during certain weather conditions.