People keep a check on their home’s interiors but overlook their roofs. Maintaining a roof in its best possible condition is essential to ensure the safety of you and your family members. Fascias and Soffits, these two are important parts to extend the lifespan of your roof. They prevent water leakage and protect your house from insects, birds and other small creatures. Here are the four signs that your fascias and soffits need repairs.
When Should You Repair or Replace Your Fascias and Soffits?
Evidence of Pests
Rotten or cracked fascias and soffits allow animals, birds, and other insects to set up home inside. Check your attic for droppings and pay attention to the noises in the roof space. They may indicate you have pests that need treatment. Delays in addressing this issue can prove to be expensive.
If your house has wooden fascias and soffits installed, their paint will start peeling or flaking over time. This will eventually expose the wood underneath and rot the wood. This whole scenario not just weakens the roof but also makes space for animals.
Many people start blaming blockages as soon as they spot a leaking gutter. But sometimes, a worn out or damaged fascia can also cause leakage. Regular cleaning of gutters is vital but don’t miss inspecting your fascias and soffits regularly. It will keep you away from expensive repairs.
Older buildings are at higher risk of having asbestos in roofs, fascias or soffits. For the unversed, asbestos is an incredibly dangerous mineral that trained contractors can only manage. You must get rid of them as soon as possible. Speak to an expert to get the proper advice regarding problems with fascias and soffits.
Fascias and soffits sound very simple, but they are essential for the integrity of your house. A fascia is found on the edges of the rafters. They are installed on the lower ends of the roof trusses. They are meant to support the bottom edge of the roof tiles.
You can find the soffit when you look up from the ground level. This is the board that is tucked under the fascia. It also has some holes that allow ventilation.
CRS Roofing offers the best installation and repairs for fascias and soffits. We also provide a wide range of other roofline products. Contact us today or check our website for more information about our services.