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Installing Hassle-Free Aluminum Soffit and Fascia

Depending on how picky you are, soffit and fascia can be a simple part of finishing up a home renovation project, or an annoying and profit-draining exercise in frustration. The outcome depends on understanding the challenges involved in installation and the steps you can take to avoid the three main soffit and fascia problems. Three Main Soffit and Fascia Problems The first issue involves reliably preventing water from sneaking behind the aluminum and causing the roof edge to get wet and rot. The second is all about making allowances for aluminum’s unstoppable habit of liberally expanding and contracting with changes in temperature. The third issue involves securing fascia so it withstands every kind of harsh weather that comes along. Cutting Aluminum Soffit and Fascia Working with aluminum soffit, fascia and J-channel involves cutting operations that use a combination of hand and power tools. Besides a good pair of aviation snips…