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What is the Difference Between an Eavestrough, a Soffit, and a Fascia?

You’ve put time into protecting the contents of your home; now it’s time to use that same commitment on your home’s exterior.

Avoid the constant seasonal battle by protecting your home against tough Ontario weather. With the installation of new eavestroughs, soffits, and fascias, you will decrease your home maintenance tasks and need for repairs. Sit back and relax—our essential home add-ons complete the outdoor cleanup for you, and ensure easier gutter maintenance and repair.

Not sure what we’re talking about or not sure what the difference between an eavestrough, soffit, and fascia is? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.

What is an Eavestrough?

An eaves and eavestrough system is your home’s rainwater solution. When water runs down your roof, it collects in the eavestrough (often referred to as “gutters”) that runs around the perimeter of your house. The water in your eavestrough is then fed into your downspout pipe, which allows the water to safely travel to the ground.

Having an eavestrough is important as it controls water flow and ensures moisture doesn’t pool and damage your property.

What is a Soffit?

If you are having eavestrough work done, it is the perfect time to check your soffit board and panels!

Soffits run along the bottom of your roof and connect to your eavestrough. They not only provide ventilation to your roof, but they’re also aesthetically pleasing to the eye and protect your rafters from outdoor elements.

What is a Fascia?

A fascia is a long piece of aluminum that is horizontally placed along the bottom edge of your roof.

Your fascia board plays an aesthetic and functional role in the protection of your home’s underlying structure: its moulding forms a visually pleasing transition from the room deck to your soffit, enhancing your curb appeal.

What Materials Should I Install When Replacing my Eavestrough, Soffit, or Fascia?

Because of its durability, we highly recommend using pre-painted aluminum. Because this material saves you from having to re-paint, it will decrease your outdoor housework for years to come.

With our sizeable selection of finishes, you will be sure to compliment your home’s exterior decor. To give your home a polished, complete look, enhance your curb appeal with Beverley Hills’ eavestroughs, soffits, and fascias.

Visit your local showroom and request a quote! Our friendly experts will drop by for a free, no-obligation consultation to discuss your outdoor needs.