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The Purpose of Fascia in Roofing

The Purpose of Fascia in Roofing

If you are building a new home, completing some renovations, or even looking to do some required home maintenance, you may have heard a roofing contractor use the term ‘fascia’ before. Fascia is not only for your home’s curb appeal, but also lends itself to the protection of your home; it’s a vital part of your home’s exterior.

When it comes to fascia repairs and installation you may find yourself wondering what exactly it is, what it does, and what is the best option for your home. This article will take you through why fascia boards are used by roofing contractors and some frequently asked questions about it.

A Roofing Company’s Take On Fascia

If you find yourself wondering ‘what is fascia?’ or ‘what does fascia do for my roof?’ you are not alone! Fascia is an important part of your roofing structure that can often feel like a mystery to many. It has many important functions such as:

  1. Fascia board protects your roof rafters, exterior walls and trusses from moisture damage and exposure to the elements.
  2. Fascia can be found on the underside of your roof and is also used to keep your gutters adhered in place.
  3. Fascia protects the inner elements of your roof by keeping animals and pests out outside.
  4. Fascia board comes in a variety of colours and material options that offer a design element for your home. Depending on what you choose it can be used to enhance the exterior appearance of your home.  

Choosing the Right Fascia for Your Home

If you are considering having a roofing contractor complete a fascia repair, or installation, you may find yourself wondering what type of fascia board you should choose. Here is an overview of your material options and why you might choose one over the other:

Aluminum. This type of fascia is widely praised for its durability and workability. Although a bit more expensive, many people find aluminum fascia worth it because of its ability to stand the test of time.

Vinyl. Vinyl fascia can come as PVC (Polyvinyl Chloride) or UPVC (Unplasticized Polyvinyl Chloride). PVC is a highly durable and flexible option, while UPVC is a more rigid material as it is missing the plasticizers, but it is often chosen for it’s pleasant design element.

Wood. Wooden fascia is a common choice as it is the most cost effective option for your roof. When you choose wood you will want to ensure that it is properly maintained through the application of a water repelling stain, or other product recommended by a qualified roofing company.

Calgary’s Choice For Fascia Installation And Repair

Fascia board and trim serve a functional and decorative purpose for your home. It is an integral part of your roofing system and proper installation and maintenance are critical. If you are seeking an experienced roofing contractor in the Calgary or Foothills areas, Asonic Roofing is your ideal choice for trusted roofing professionals. Get an estimate for your project by calling 1-403-462-2808 or by entering your contact information on this website form.

FAQs

Q: Do I need fascia on my roof?
A: Absolutely. Fascia board and trim provides many different and important features such as:

  1. Weather protection
  2. Pest and animal protection
  3. Water proofing
  4. Design appeal
  5. Gutter anchors
  6. Ventilation for roofing materials

Q: Who is the best roofing contractor in Calgary?
A: Asonic Roofing is a family owned and operated company in Calgary for over ten years. With 30+ four and five star Google reviews your home is in great hands. Contact their team today for all of your roofing needs.

Q: How do I know my fascia needs to be fixed?
A: Some telltale signs you need a fascia repair are:

  • You have pests in the attic
  • Moisture/water in the roof
  • Broken off gutters
  • Visible damage to the home’s interior or exterior roofing

We Give You a Safe and Beautiful Home

We Give You a Safe and Beautiful Home

With over 20 years of industry experience behind us, we are a leading roofing company in Calgary that understands the meaning of quality, customer service, and reliability. Whether you need us to fix a leaky roof or install a brand new front door, our free assessments, flexible payment plans, and high-quality products make it easy for you to achieve a safe and beautiful home. We are proud to serve Calgary and surrounding areas.

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We know that there are numerous roofing companies you can choose from, but we set ourselves apart by providing our clients with free and honest assessments, fair prices, quality products, and excellent warranties.

Our focus is you and we’ll never sell you anything that isn’t right for your home and family. Whether you require a total roof replacement, siding repair, or the installation of new windows and doors, our expert team will guide you through all your possible options to ensure you get exactly what you need. 

For more information about our roofing services, or to arrange a free assessment and quote, contact us today at (403) 462-2808 or complete our contact form below.

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