Eavestrough, Soffit and Fascia Repair and Installation in Thornbury
Problem-solving can often take the course of treating symptoms rather than causes and that approach to problem-solving will see a person re-visit the same problem many times. That leads us to something else; the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results. When treating roof problems like an eavestrough replacement in Thornbury, a fascia replacement in Thornbury and a soffit replacement in Thornbury need to be done with the causes in mind. Once problems have been established, hire a roofing professional to determine the causes and the solutions will be lasting ones. At AM Roofing Solutions we provide answers for causes rather than symptoms and our work is revered across southwestern Ontario.
Cohesion is king, the eavestrough, the fascia and soffit
- The eavestrough takes water that comes from the shingles and sends it to the downspouts to deposit the water on the ground at a place where the water will drain away from the house. Be mindful that leaves can make their way into the channel and become a block in the eavestrough. That block can be all that water needs to evacuate the channel over the sides; an eavestrough repair in Thornbury is one way to keep water in the channel and on the way to the downspouts. Damage to the eavestrough is caused by material like branches, and twigs and that is the cause of water leaks along the eavestrough making an eavestrough replacement in Thornbury the thing that stops water from moving to places where it shouldn’t be going. As water moves over the rain gutters it will start damage – stains on the siding, or erode the brickwork on the side of the house come to mind as the beginning of the end for the siding or bricks. A rain gutter repair in Thornbury will stop the water from running down the house and it will protect the walls of the house too. Certainly, a repair is a cost-effective way of dealing with the problem, but the damage to the rain gutter can be extensive if it is a problem that has been later to be discovered. At that point, a rain gutter replacement in Thornbury is the best thing to do for the water drainage system and it will slow or stop the deterioration of the brickwork at your house.
- As water falls over the rain gutters – it makes contact with the fascia just under the eavestrough. The wood strip we know as the fascia is the line of defense for the edge of the roof at the decking and it doesn’t suffer water well. Water will peel paint and when it does it exposes the wood strip – a fascia repair in Thornbury will help re-instate the fascia’s good health and stop any problem from proliferating along the track. Once the fascia is pulled from the roof, it can be inspected for mold growth or wood rot, any sign of problems should demand a fascia replacement in Thornbury to cut the infectious mold and rot out of the system before it climbs into the attic. Problems for the fascia begin the attic too, you may not be aware, but thin attic insulation will be a direct driver of a repair or replacement for the fascia. Thin or no insulation will help heat from the house to leak through to the shingles – snow on the roof is no the best situation when this is happening. The snow will melt and run towards the eavestrough. If the runoff doesn’t completely drain when it is water, it will freeze at the eavestrough and the fascia as an ice dam that hurt both the eavestrough and the fascia.
- The attic needs fresh air inserted on a regular basis to keep temperatures in a close proximity to the outdoor temperature. Using the soffit for air return is what the soffit was created for – a panel designed with holes that let air rise through the panel that is installed under the fascia. Dust can be the enemy of the soffit as the dust will fill the holes and limit the air return to the attic. A soffit repair in Thornbury can help bring fresh air into the attic in a timely fashion. Humid air will be the biggest problem your attic can face – the wet air will get into the joists and rafters – if that the problem you’re dealing with, know that a soffit replacement in Thornbury should be done stat.
When the work won't wait and an eavestrough replacement in Thornbury, a fascia replacement in Thornbury and a soffit replacement in Thornbury are on the maintenance schedule, check in with us at AM Roofing Solutions. As a roofing company with over 60-years in the business, we can safely say we have you covered, and our work comes with a 10-year labour warranty.
For a free estimate, a free roof inspection and a no-obligation meeting, call us at AM Roofing Solutions today at 1.877.281.6900.