The Benefits of Fascia and Soffit Replacements
When it comes to the home, many people often fail to pay close attention to their fascia and soffit. It’s not uncommon for homeowners to have these essential features fitted when they first build a house, and then to not pass any remarks again. However, fascia and soffit are not invincible to the elements, nor are they invincible to time. They do not last forever, and it’s important to remember this as these features aren’t just decorative but practical fittings on your house.
If you notice any issues with your fascia or soffit, it’s important to get them mended as soon as possible. It’s easy to think about putting off this job, so to encourage you to make the replacement, our team have put together a list of the benefits of fascia and soffit and why you should put time into an upgrade by replacing them.
The first and perhaps most obvious reason for taking pride in your fascia and soffit, is because it is visible all around your home and is like a finishing touch to your house. Replacing your worn and faded roofline with something clean, bright and modern can be the small improvement that your house needs and can improve the overall look. Upgrading your fascia and soffit also means giving a new lease of life and improved durability. This means you are protecting your home better from the elements – acting as a barrier between your home and any harsh weather such as wind, rain or snow and ultimately keeping your roof from suffering any unnecessary damage.
The weather conditions aren’t the only thing that top quality fascia and soffit protect against – you can also ensure birds and other animals don’t get into your roof. It’s not uncommon for homeowners to have issues with birds nesting along their roof, however this often comes with fascia and soffit that is getting old and has damage that allows room for nests. By replacing your fascia and soffit you are taking the first step in preventing such scenarios.
However, it is not just the exterior of your house that fascia and soffit are benefiting, you’ll reap the benefits indoors too. While homeowners are always looking for ways to reduce their bills and improve energy efficiency, fascia and soffit are not one of the first places they look; however these features can work alongside the likes of double glazing windows, further insulating your home and keeping the elements out. Don’t overlook the fascia and soffit of your home as not being able to benefit you cost-wise, in the long run this home improvement can help in many ways. They’ll also reduce maintenance costs: instead of repairing your roofline year after year, a replacement can prove to be much more cost effective in the long run.
uPVC is the classic choice of material for fascia and soffit and this is because it lends to the many benefits of fascia and soffit replacements: it’s durable, hardwearing and unlike older traditional roofline materials such as wood, uPVC won’t rot or corrode over the years. Well maintained uPVC fascia and soffit can endure years of even the harshest weather and protect your home from damage. uPVC is also available is a wide variety of colours, styles and designs, meaning that your fascia and soffit replacement not only is improving your home by protecting it, you can also update the look of your house by bringing it in line with your personal tastes and style.
Often it takes issues with fascia and soffit before homeowners take notice of their roofline, however we hope that this article has encouraged you to improve your home before any issues take root. You can spruce up and modernise your property with a high quality material that will not only improve your home’s insulation, but will protect it from wildlife and the weather alike. By investing in high quality soffit and fascia you remove the need for constant maintenance, and time-consuming improvements through painting – instead, all you will have to worry about is the occasional cleaning with soap and water.
If you’re interested in learning more about fascia and soffit replacements, or how Advanced Roofline can improve your roof, don’t hesitate to get in touch. Head to the contact section on our website today or call us on 028 2582 0391, we’d love to hear from you.