Any homeowner is probably familiar with the words soffits and fascia, after all these are part of the building that is your house. However, many of us don’t know exactly what the soffits and fascia are. We know they’re up at the top near the roofline somewhere but many of us would be hard-pushed to point out where they are and which is which. Today we’re going to take a good look at soffits and fascia and provide you with a guide as to which is which and what these things are actually for.
Most of our homes here in the UK feature gutters along the roofline of the building and most of us hardly notice the guttering until problems arise with it. Gutters are not just there to channel the rainwater from the roof into the drainage system, they perform a variety of functions: