What are fascia boards made of?
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Thereof, what is the best material for fascia boards?
Cedar is a popular fascia wood and redwood is another. That's because both species resist rot and moisture very well, even when unpainted. If you prime and paint the fascia, you can also make them out of fir, spruce or pine, which are all less expensive. You construct fascia boards out of 1-inch lumber.
Beside above, what are fascia boards? The fascia board is the long, straight board that runs along the lower edge of the roof. The fascia is fixed directly to the lower ends of the roof trusses and usually does all the work of supporting the lower edge of the bottom row of tiles. The fascia board also carries all the guttering.
Also know, what material is used for fascia boards?
Wood is the most common material used to make fascia. Typically, wood fascia boards are made of spruce, pine or fir. However, cedar fascia boards (same wood for decks) are gaining steam.
How thick should fascia boards be?
Replacement fascias do vary in thickness by manufacturer, but the rule of thumb is that to qualify structurally as a replacement board they should be somewhere between 16mm and 25mm thick - our most common range is the 18mm Replacement Fascia.