SOFFITS ARE INTEGRAL to the rafters of your roof and serve several important functions ranging from aesthetics to helping keep your utility bills in check. If you’re having your home resided, you may want to consider investing in a new soffit to match.
The first and foremost reason to install a soffit on your home is for ventilation. Your soffit covers the underside of your roof, and therefore a portion of your attic space. Heat builds up inside of attics over time, both from the sun beating down on the house, and from the energy rising within.