Have you ever wondered if fascia even serves a function for your roof? Does it need to be maintained? What does it mean when you see those new gaps in it?
Yes, fascia is essential. It protects your roof AND home! Keep reading to learn its benefits, how to recognize signs of wear, and when to replace it.
The Importance of Fascia
Fascia is the horizontal board that runs under the roof edge. It’s primarily for the cosmetic appeal of your house, but it also aids in supporting your roof. So, when fascia stays unmanaged, it may seem like a minor problem, but it can lead to serious structural issues.
Fascia in need of repair.
Fascia protects your house and roof in the following ways:
The Aesthetic Qualities
Fascia makes for a roof that looks finished. After all, it is the most visible part of the roof. In addition, having good fascia raises the value of your home because it increases curb appeal and prevents water infiltration.
Is It Time To Replace My Fascia?
Fascia doesn’t stand firm forever. Refer to this checklist of warning signs when inspecting your roof and house for signs of replacement or repair:
Enhance your home with intact fascia, and if you recognize any of these signs of damage, don’t wait! Treat your home with protection by having it replaced. Chances are if you are seeing damage to your fascia, there is damage elsewhere in the roofing system.
Contact Town Corners Roofing and Exteriors for a roof inspection and discuss what type of fascia is right for your home.
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