After completion of the roofing of the house, a number of auxiliary, but no less important actions are necessary. One of them can be considered the filing of the eaves. This work is necessary to perform, so the roof takes on a final, or rather, finished look. The filing provides additional protection for the under-roof space against environmental influences, and also performs decorative functions, and therefore it is important not only to do the work, but to do it well. It can be added that with some basic skills and a set of tools, filing the roof eaves with your own hands is quite feasible.
Before proceeding to the description of the general points To work on the sheet eavesdropping, it is necessary to say a few words about what materials can be used for this, as this will to some extent affect the technological aspects of the process.
This is one of the most common materials suitable for this type of work. It is quite simple to install and has good performance. However, there are a number of nuances. It is important to choose a wall panel of sufficient thickness and strength. No less important are the indicators of humidity. Although the latter is not so important, since possible inconsistencies are solved by storing the material in open spaces. Well, and, of course, since once the material is wooden and it is supposed to be mounted on the air, the lining should be impregnated with special antiseptic and moisture repellent before making the work.
Another wooden building material suitable for use during the work of the eaves of the roof. As in the previous case, the characteristics of the used tree should be taken into account. To align the moisture indicators of boards to optimal, they need to be stored in open space for a month. And also because the aesthetics of the appearance here plays a significant role, you need to choose boards without obvious defects, and process them with a plane before installation. Mandatory and impregnation of protective compounds.
Installation of soffit panels
This is the most optimal variant of the material that You can hem the eaves. Soffits are special elements made of vinyl or aluminum, which are designed specifically for filing curtain rods and overhangs of the roof. Work with this material does not require a large number of special tools and is quite simple to implement. Soffits do not require additional processing, are strong enough and have an attractive appearance.
Covering with siding
You can also use the material of the eaves binder the material that was used to finish the facade of the house. An example is siding. But this option is not too good, as the plastic siding is not suitable in terms of strength, and metal - because it is prone to corrosion.
Making the frame for the eaves cushion
If the choice question material solved, you can go to work. It is traditionally best to perform them in several stages.
Remember that compliance with safety regulations is imperative.
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