The fascia are the boards that cut the bottom edge of the roofing system, and they generally hold the gutters. Most repair works involve removal of at least part of the fascia, and that means eliminating the gutters, all while standing on a ladder or scaffolding.
Setting up an extension ladder for fascia repair can be difficult, since its top end can’t rest on the section you are replacing. Structure L-brackets for the fascia from 1/2-inch plywood and attaching them before removing the old boards, makes it easy to keep the brand-new boards in location while you’re securing them. Continue reading