Are you wondering if it’s time for fascia and soffit replacement but don’t know where to
start? M&M Gutters & Exteriors is here to help. We’ll help you identify typical soffit and
fascia issues, how you should address them, and give you a general idea of what a
replacement project may cost.
What Are Soffits and Fascia?
As you consider soffit and fascia replacement, it’s helpful to clearly understand how
these roof components work. If you stand near your house and look up at the roof, the
soffits are the unexposed underside of the roof’s eaves. Soffits are used to seal the gap
between your home’s siding and the roofline. Fascia boards run along the edges of the
roof, where they help support the outer line of shingles and connect the house’s walls to
Both soffits and fascia are essential for protecting your home’s exterior and preventing
Common Soffit Issues
Here are some common issues that could indicate it’s time for soffit replacement.
If the soffits aren’t installed correctly, they become vulnerable to weather conditions and
can experience wind or moisture damage. Additionally, if the soffits are placed too close
together, they won’t provide adequate ventilation for your home. If you notice any
damage, sagging, detached sections, or improper spacing, it’s time to get the soffits
Animal and Insect Intrusions
When soffits are damaged or gapping, it creates entry points for small animals or
insects to get into your roof. Once these pests get inside, they cause further damage,
meaning you could face a more extensive and intensive repair instead of just replacing
When soffits are gapping or already damaged, water can get into the space and cause
even more issues. The soffits can become warped, start rotting, and as the water
spreads, it can compromise the structural integrity of your roof.
If you have wood soffits, they can experience dry rot, which is fungal decay that thrives
in wood fibers. When this happens, the soffits become brittle and crumble, meaning
they are no longer effective in protecting your home.
Common Fascia Board Issues
If you notice any of these issues with your fascia, it may be time to consider fascia
Like wood soffits, wood fascia boards can experience the same moisture damage or dry
rot issues. If you notice any warping or crumbling, you should have a professional
roofing company inspect all parts of your roof.
Improper Fascia Board Replacement
If you recently had a fascia and soffit replacement done and are still noticing issues,
your fascia boards may have been replaced improperly. Since fascia boards are
necessary for maintaining the structural integrity of your roof and preventing water from
getting in, you’ll need to replace them again to protect your home.
Why You Should Replace or Repair Soffit and Fascia
Putting off replacing soffits and fascia may seem insignificant, but it could cause more
significant problems in the long run. There are several reasons why you should
schedule fascia and soffit repair or replacement.
● Protect your home — Soffits and fascia help keep water and pests out, so they
need to be in good condition to protect your home.
● Enhance curb appeal — Damaged, warped, and rotting fascia and soffits can
be unsightly. Replacing or repairing them helps your exterior look better.
● Preserve energy efficiency — Well-maintained soffits and fascia help regulate
your home’s interior temperature.
● Prevent costly repairs — Fascia and soffit replacement can help prevent more
expensive repairs, so it’s best to address them as soon as possible.
How Much Does It Cost to Replace Soffit and Fascia?
Fascia and soffit replacement costs will vary depending on different factors, including
home size, the extent of damage, and which materials you choose for the replacement.
To better understand what it might cost, contact M&M Gutters & Exteriors for an
accurate estimate for your home.
How Much Does It Cost to Paint Soffit and Fascia?
If your soffits and fascia are still in good condition and you just want to paint them, the
cost will be lower than a replacement. The size of your home and the ease of the job will
influence the overall cost.
Cost to Repair and Replace Soffit and Fascia by Material Type
When you need new fascia and soffit, you are likely wondering, “How much does it cost
to replace soffit and fascia?” Overall, the material you choose can significantly impact
the overall cost of the replacement, so it’s helpful to have a general estimate before you
decide which option to go with.
Here are some average costs — by material — for fascia and soffit replacement.
|Material||Cost Per Linear Foot Average Cost Per 12-Foot Section|
|Vinyl Soffit||$5-$10 $12 – $20|
|Vinyl Fascia||$5-$8 $14 – $23|
|Aluminum Soffit||$8-$20 $15 – $30|
|Aluminum Fascia||$2-$8 $10 – $24|
|Wood Soffit||$1-$4 $15 – $23|
|Wood Fascia||$1-$3 $14 – $22|
Composite Soffit $1-$9 $16 – $24 Composite Fascia $1-$4 $12-$20
Factors Affecting Fascia and Soffit Replacement Cost
Several factors can influence the cost of replacing soffits and fascia, so it’s a good idea
to understand them before moving forward for the sake of your budget.
Are all of your soffits and fascia easily accessible? If there are areas a roofing company
won’t have easy access to, or your house is multiple stories, the extra labor and
equipment needed could increase the overall cost.
Soffits and fascia that have extensive damage and need to be replaced entirely will cost
more than minor repairs or replacing small sections. You can expect to pay more if you
need to replace large sections or even all of the soffits and fascia.
If you’re considering replacing soffits and fascia for looks instead of due to damage,
think about painting them instead. Painting is more cost-effective than replacement,
though you should work with your roofing company to ensure this is a viable option for
Whether you need to replace a small section or all of the soffits and fascia on your roof,
you’ll need to factor in the cost of removing the existing materials as well. Additionally,
the complexity of the removal and how much material needs to be hauled away from
your property can also influence the overall cost.
How Can M&M Gutters & Exteriors Help?
When it comes to professional fascia and soffit replacement, M&M Gutters & Exteriors is
the team to call. We have extensive experience and knowledge in this type of roofing
work, and we use quality materials to ensure the soffits and fascia look good and last
their entire lifespan.
Our top priority is your satisfaction, so whether it’s replacing soffits and fascia,
completing minor repairs, installing new gutters, or fixing your whole roof, we’re here to
help with all your roofing and exterior needs.
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