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Soffit Board: Soffit Options, Sizes, and Styles (Buyer's Guide)

Use our soffit board buyer's guide to make an informed decision about picking the right soffit options, style, and sizes for your home needs.

Have you ever woken in the morning to hear birds rustling around in your roof?

If you have it is natural to be concerned that there is damage being made to your roof. Yet, according to the British Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (the RSPB), it is not the birds that cause the initial damage, they just exploit it.

Soffit board is an important construction material that can protect your roof and ensure that mother nature does not get access to parts of your roof where it is not welcome.

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The Types of Soffit: How to Pick the Best Soffit Material for Your Home

From aluminum to uPVC, there are many types of soffit you can choose for your home. Want to know them all? See our guide detailing each soffit types.

Although soffits often go unnoticed and are not very glamorous, they are a very important part of your home’s construction. Soffits are the smooth surface that is just below the fascia and is often referred to as the eave.

Their main purpose is to hide and protect the rafters to give your home a clean, finished look. They also prevent birds and bats from going into your home.

The length of the soffit depends on how far the rafters extend from the building. Vents are usually added to help ventilate your attic. Understanding the different types of soffit can help you to choose the best material for your house.