Located under the roof shingles, a fascia is a board that extends through the total length of the roof. It supports the guttering system and protects the roof from different weather impacts. It helps to secure the roof’s edge, preventing wind uplift and water infiltration. Fascia also contributes to the aesthetics of the building, defining the roofline’s appearance and creating a polished, finished look.
Based on material, fascia can be composed of wood, composite, vinyl, and aluminium.
Based on shape, fascia can be of the following types:
Here are some tips to help you choose an appropriate fascia for your roof:
Soffits are the integral structure of the roof adjacent to the fascia. They give structural support to the roof and enhance the look of your roof. Soffits are also important for protecting the roof from weathering impacts.
Apart from the fascia and soffits, you may need to choose bargeboards, dry verge and roofline ventilation to complete your roof. Let’s know something about them:
Bargeboards are fascia that are installed at the gable end. They serve to protect the timber of your roof and add value to your roof’s aesthetics. Bargeboards also represent architectural versatility and are usually added to Victorian and Edwardian-era properties.
Metal Bargeboards are composed of aluminium or steel and give excellent resistance to harsh outer conditions.
uPVC Bargeboards are actually unplasticised polyvinyl chloride products. They are highly durable, stand firm against fading and need minimum maintenance.
Synthetic Slate or tile Bargeboards are made from recycled materials and give a natural touch with more look to your roof.
Timber Bargeboards are delicate, yet they protect your roof from rotting. Timber bargeboards can be made from pine, oak, cedar, etc.
Composite Bargeboards are crafted from recycled plastics or wood fibres. Having a huge variety, they are resistant to insects.
Dry verge is a plastic-based roofing system that is added to the verge of your roof tiles. The primary purpose of installing dry verge is to ensure protection from They give a smooth finish and need less maintenance.
On the basis of their plastic properties, dry verges have the following types:
Whereas on the basis of their structure, there are two types:
A roofline ventilation system ensures a regular flow of air that helps to maintain an optimum temperature and humidity in the environment.
Ridge Ventilation is suitable for installation along the ridge of your roof.
Soffit Ventilation used with the soffit or eave of the roof
Gable Ventilation is recommended for use along the gable.
Power Ventilation uses an electric fan to work for temperature regulation.
Over-Fascia Ventilation works effectively with the eave.
Soffit Disk Vents are installed in soffits to regulate airflow.
Turbine Ventilation has a turbine with it to remove hot air from indoors
Fascia, soffits, bargeboards, dry verge, and roofline ventilation are all important components to make your roof a masterpiece. We are professional roofing contractors at S. Tomic Roofing LTD, providing roofing services for years. We install all types of fascia and soffits as per your needs, giving your roof the ultimate look you like. Hire us and ensure a durable and attractive outer look for your roof.
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