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Fascia’s, Soffits & Guttering

By RG Developments Wirral

Often an overlooked part of any roof is the fascia’s, soffits, and guttering. These key roof features will not only ensure your roof is looking great but will ensure your roof is performing all year round. Each key feature will help ensure your roof is protected from the elements, draining water quickly and ensuring ventilation. This article will talk you through each key features that you will need to ensure are well maintained to protect your roof and your home from costly repair bills. If you need any repairs or new Fascia’s & Soffits, then you can get a free quote from RG Developments today.

Fascia, Soffits and Guttering Diagram

All these features together are often grouped as “roofline” services. If you need help with any roofline services, then you can contact RG Developments today for a free no obligation quote.

How much do new Fascia’s and Soffits cost?

Fascia and Soffit costs can vary a lot around the UK this is due to them being priced on a square meter basis. The larger and more complex your roof the more your new roofline products will cost you.  Prices in the UK can range from £1200 – £2800.

How Much Does New Guttering Cost?

Similar to your fascia’s and soffits your guttering price will be dependant on the size of your roof. The quality of the UPVC used will also affect the cost. If you are looking for new guttering it could cost, you between £400 – £850.

Why are Fascia’s & Soffits so Important?

Fascia’s & Soffits are your first line of defence for your roof against the elements. Harsh weather and storms can badly damage all types of roofs, good quality fascia’s and soffit boards will help protect your home against this. Your soffit boards will also provide your roof with additional ventilation this will help prevent mold, mildew, and the rotting of timber frames.

 In addition to the weather protection, your roof will also be protected from external factors such as birds and insects nesting within your roof. Animals nesting within older roofs is quite common as spaces develop for them to make their way inside. Ensuring no pests have access to your roof is crucial to ensuring its longevity.

Can I do my Fascia’s and Soffits myself?

While more and more people are attempting DIY to save money around the UK, some home improvements require specialist skills. Roofing is one of these skills that requires extensive experience. Doing your own roofline, yourself without experience could end up costing you much more than the initial outlay to getting it professionally done, as poorly installed fascia and soffit boards will not protect a home during harsher storms.  

Do Fascia’s and Soffits add value to my home?

All new roofline additions have the potential to increase a homes’ value especially fascia and soffit boards. The also make the home more attractive to potential buyers as it is one less thing they will need to invest in after purchasing the property.

How long do new Fascia’s and Soffits last?

The large majority of good quality fascia and soffit boards will come with a guarantee of 10 or more years. Their actual longevity will depend on external factors such as how well they are installed, how much weathering they have been subjected too and the quality of the materials they are made from. If investing in new fascia’s, soffits or guttering it is crucial to ensure you get a guarantee on the products prior to them completing an installation for you.

How do I Know if my Fascia’s and Soffits need replacing?

It is easy to keep an eye on your roofline products if you know what to look out for. You should keep an eye on these things

  • Cracks or splits in the UPVC
  • Noises from birds or pests coming from your roof.
  • Rotting timber of bargeboards
  • Leaks from your roof
  • Your roofline looking not in place.

Regular roof maintenance will always help you ensure that all your roofline products are performing to their optimal levels.

How do I get new Fascia’s & Soffits for my home?

If you are thinking of investing in new fascia’s, soffits or guttering then you can contact RG Developments today for a free no obligation quote on all roofline services. RG Developments also complete all aspects of roofing work including roof repairs, roof maintenance and new roof installations.

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