A fascia board is an integral part of most houses, typically old ones. Fascia boards are the vertically nailed boards found on roof rafter ends. Usually, fascia boards also support the gutter pipes of the house. If your house has an old-fashioned building structure, then you can rest assure that there will be fascia boards along the roof ends.
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A lot goes into building a house, and even more is required to make that place a home. Once you have moved in and made that space comfortable, you are going to want to keep your home as safe as possible from the elements, pests, and other risks. Knowing the protective measures on the exterior of your house, including the gutters, roofing, and other components like fascia and the purpose of these things is important. However, fascia around your house is more or less a horizontal board that covers the exposed trusses or roof rafters at the point where the walls meet the rooftop. Many homeowners do not realize that fascia even exists on their home, because it is often covered up by gutters.
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Fascia is a material that is typically used as the finishing touch on woodworking or construction projects. It is glued and nailed to the front of cabinets, furniture, eaves, soffits or anywhere a solid border is needed to hide edges or to cover the edge where two different levels or materials intersect. Affordable or everyday cabinets are usually finished with a plastic laminate surface. Typically, particleboard is then cut and nailed to the top of the cabinets to provide the working surface of the cabinets. Fascia is glued and nailed to the front of the particleboard where it meets the top of the cabinets to provide the necessary border and to cover the edge.