Fascia and Soffits

Connected to the bottom row of your roof’s tiles is called fascia. It is a long straight board that carries the gutters which is very important during extreme weather like severe thunderstorms. Several gallons of rain can gush into the gutters and the fascia helps support the roof trusses so the gutter system remains intact. You may hear the ProTek team talk about a “roofline” which refers to the fascia.

The soffit board is tucked away under the fascia board. It is usually the board that you see most from street level. The soffit is ventilated so the flow of air occurs into the roof area to eliminate condensation in the roof and reduce likelihood of storm damage and deterioration. A new alternative today is adding ventilation over the top of the fascia board. Ventilation designed in the fascia board adds to the curb appeal of the home too.

The two most common types of soffits are Aluminum and Vinyl. Our siding partners offer matching soffit systems to complement your siding, trim and gutters. ProTek recommends continuous ventilation soffit panels to obtain industry standards for airflow. Living in the Midwest, this ventilation factor is one of the most important things to consider due to cold climates and ice dam situations.

 

We know you have preferences of different styles and color, so allow us to help you get the look you want without losing the performance of the roofing system.