4 Signs It’s Time to Replace Your Soffit and Fascia

Soffit and fascia are critical parts of your roofing system. These components assist with ventilation of the attic, secure the gutter system and complete the look of your exterior. However, as with most structures like roofing and siding, there will come a time when your soffit and fascia will deteriorate due to age or weather damage. So, how do you know when it is time to replace them? Here are four signs to look out for on your roof:

How to Address Your Soffit Issues

Many homes have their roofs extend past the exterior wall, which creates a gap between the edge of the roof and the siding of the home. This gap is covered by what’s called a soffit. The word is from both a French term that means “formed as a ceiling” and a Latin term for “to fix underneath”. It can be made of wood or the same material as your siding.

Soffits and Fascias: Why Do They Need Venting?

As a homeowner, it is important that you understand your home as much as possible. That way, you can prepare for the challenges that you may face when it comes to maintaining it. In line with this, many homeowners are asking their contractors everything they can about their roofing, siding, and even the soffits and fascias to better understand their homes. In fact, when it comes to the soffits and fascias, there is one recurring question that some homeowners ask: Why do they need venting?