We offer professional wood replacement.
There are many reasons the wood your gutter system is
installed on may not be suitable for re-installation of your new
- The wood behind the old gutter system has been exposed to
moisture causing it to rot.
- Your old system was installed using spikes and ferules and the
wood has been split or broken.
- Previous wood replacement was not done by a professional and
is not installed properly causing it to be loose with a great
chance that it will with any weight from snow, ice or debris fall off
the house. (some times after a new roof has been installed
especially if sheathing has been replaced the fascia board is left
When we install any new wood we use only quality materials
that match your existing construction.
- We prime both sides and paint the exterior side to match your
existing color. (using your paint or we will try to color match as
close as we can)
- Some construction styles were designed for speed of build not
factoring on future repairs. (fascia boards are nailed to roof
sheathing before shingled and soffit leaving no need for rafter
tails to be uniform in length) When replacing fascia boards
under these circumstances rafter tail extensions must be
installed to meet the fascia for a strong long lasting installation.
- We use air nailers for a strong professional appearance with all
nail holes filled and painted. (screws should never be used as
they are heat treated and tend to snap under stress unlike
softer more flexible nails)
- We always try to find the best top quality pine, cedar and
plywoods available. (pressure treated wood should never
be used as fascia board or under aluminum trim or gutters as
it will have a chemical reaction with aluminum causing it to
* NOT ALL HOMES ARE BUILT USING INTERIOR FASCIA.
PROPER DRIP EDGE INSTALLATION DETAIL
Drip edge should always be at least 1/2" away from the fascia and
should never touch to ensure the water goes in the gutter and not
behind. A good rule of thumb is if you can fit your fingers between the
drip edge and the fascia board you have enough clearance. This a
common problem and can be rectified by installing custom drip edge
over top the existing. By leaving the existing drip edge you will have a
built in stop that in most cases give you just the right clearance.
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