Soffits & Fascias
As your leading metal roofing experts, JTC Roofing have been established since 1996 and over this time we have worked on a whole range of different projects, broadening our knowledge and skillset. Part of our specialist skills include the installation of soffits and fascias as an integral part of making your roof structurally stable.
Metal fascias are vital in protecting your roof space from nesting animals, such as birds or rodents, and metal soffit systems are equally as important as they are fitted beneath the eaves and are essential for keeping out the elements, such as rain and snow.
Regardless of the style of size of your property, roof soffits and fascias help improve your roof’s aesthetics and at the same time, do a fantastic job of protecting your roof space.
Soffits and Fascias FAQs
For further information on soffits and fascias, feel free to have a browse through our FAQs. If you have a question or a query that we haven’t covered below, please feel free to get in touch with us and we’ll be happy to help.
Q. What are soffits?
A. Soffit boards are tucked away under fascia boards, and are the board that is visible from street level. The soffit can be ventilated, allowing the flow of air into the roof area. Alternatively, ventilation can be provided over the top of the fascia board.
Q. What are fascias?
A. The fascia board is the long and straight board which runs along the roof’s lower edge and is fixed directly to the roof trusses. It usually does all of the legwork in supporting the bottom row of tiles on the roof, as well as carrying all the guttering.
Q. What are the main types of metal soffits and fascias?
A. Metal soffits and fascias are most commonly available in zinc, stainless steel and copper.
Q. What is the lifespan of metal soffits and fascias?
A. The lifespan of metal soffits and fascias depends on the type of metal used. The different metals’ lifespans are as follows:
- Zinc: 60-80 years
- Copper: 100 years
- Stainless steel: 80-100 years
Q. How to fit fascias and soffits?
A. To learn how to fit fascias and soffits on your roof, visit our blog and follow our handy tips.