Trade Language/Jargon

Fascias, Soffits & Guttering Trade Language/Jargon

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Down Pipe: A plastic, cast iron or steel pipe which takes rain water away from gutterings to drains.

Eaves: The lower edges of a sloping roof where the first tiles of slates are laid into the fascia board.

Fascia Board: The panels attached to the eaves to cover rafter ends to which the guttering is fixed.

Gutter: A trough that directs water from the eaves to the down pipes.

Soffit Board: A panel fixed to the lower end of rafters underneath the eaves of a house.

Underlay: A layer of material laid between a covering and a sub-structure – for example between a carpet and the floorboards beneath it.


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