Fascias, Soffits & Guttering trade jargon
- Down pipe
A plastic, cast iron or steel pipe which takes rain water away from gutterings to drains.
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.
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.
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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