Posted on: September 8, 2021 Posted by: Nicholas Harrison Comments: 0

The Fascia board is the long wooden board behind the drains on a house. It associates with the rooftop rafters, shuts off the storage room and fills in as the mount for drains. Obstructed drains, creature invasion in a storage room region and other rooftop issues may leave you with a harmed Fascia load up. A harmed Fascia can be the beginning stage for other rooftop issues and conceivably lead to harm to a loft and home. Along these lines, in the event that you have harmed Fascia, have it supplanted. The accompanying could be followed to fix harmed rooftop sash board : 

Stage One: Inspect the Existing Fascia 

An expert roofer will begin by examining the Fascia board to find the amount of it should be supplanted. They will likewise take a gander at the old board’s size so they can pick the right substitution board. 

On the off chance that your roofers are supplanting your Fascia board as a feature of a full rooftop substitution, then, at that point they will introduce the new shingles before they address the sash. 

Stage Two: Remove Gutters and Drip Edge 

It is absolutely impossible to supplant the sash board without eliminating the drains, as the drains are mounted to the board. Along these lines, your roofers will cautiously eliminate the drains. Commonly, similar drains can be re-introduced on the new sash board, in case they are in acceptable condition. Likewise, your roofers might have to eliminate the dribble edge. Assuming this is the case, the dribble edge may likewise be reused in case it is in acceptable condition, except if that disregards the details of your maker’s restricted guarantee. 

Stage Three: Remove Existing Fascia Board 

With the hook of a mallet, a prybar or another device, your roofers will cautiously eliminate the nails from the Fascia board and bring it down. 

Stage Four: Measure and Cut 

Then, your roofers will gauge and slice the new sash board to fit. They might cut the Fascia into more sensible segments. Assuming this is the case, the segment should range something like two rafters with the goal that the two finishes can be nailed into place. To make nailing simpler, the roofers might check where the rafters are on the board prior to putting it so they make certain to drive the nails into the rafters. 

Your roofers will likewise have to associate the sides of the Fascia board. To do as such, they’ll cut the board on 45-degree points to frame a joint. 

Stage Five: Cover the Seams 

The creases between each piece of wood ought to be fixed against water. Your roofers might utilize a silicone caulking or one more kind of sealant. 

Stage Six: Seal the Wood 

Presently, the actual wood should be fixed. Any outside wood sealant will work, and you might need your roofers to follow it up with a layer of paint to coordinate with your drains. 

There’s zero excuse to paint the wood in the event that you use Fascia trim. The trim will cover the wood, so it will not be apparent. Rather than painting, your roofers will introduce the trim by estimating and slicing the trim to fit and afterward nailing it to the fascia board replacement.  

Some exceptionally excellent bits of wood, like cedar, might be left without sealant, in specific conditions. 

Stage Seven: Install Drip Edges and Gutters 

Since the sash is set up, your roofers will reattach your trickle edge and drains.