Underneath your roof’s eaves are soffits – horizontal boards that close off that section of your roof and protect it from the elements. Soffits can be made from a variety of materials, including vinyl and aluminum. They can either be vented or non-vented. But what are the purpose of these roofing components?
Soffits can help ensure proper ventilation throughout your home, which ensures that your attic doesn’t get too hot, which can negatively affect your roof.
Better Visual Appeal
The state of your roof will affect your entire home’s appearance. Properly maintained soffits add not only function to your roof, but style as well.
With broken soffits – or without any at all – you may end up sharing your home with unwanted inhabitants in your roof. Small animals and pests will more easily gain entry into your home and may end up causing structural damage or even roof failure.
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