Soffit / Guides

Metal roof with solar panels
Roof coverings

How to choose roofing materials

...soffit: Metal soffit and fascia © Kaycan Fascia and soffit have more to do with your roof system than siding, so we’ll cover it here. Your fascia will p...

Frost in attic
Roof assemblies - renovation

Why is there frost in my attic?

...soffits, make sure there are air baffles on the roof deck so that air can pass through from the soffit, and there should be a good vent at the top. And right at...

Ecohome's Kenogami House 'The Most Resilient Home in North America'
Concept and design

Resilient design features for new home construction

...soffit will reduce long-term maintenance costs and prevent invasion by rodents and insects. Storm water runoff from roofs should be moved far from the home. F...

Passive home designer Harold Orr, one of the original high performance homes
Passive solar home design

The principal designer of the house that inspired the global Passivhaus movement reflects on the project that started it all.

...soffit above the windows. The problem with these shutters was the weather seal when the shutter was closed. Since the shutter was outside, the weather strip w...