Re: putting soffit on a fieldstone cottage
He means leaving the rafter tails exposed, as opposed to enclosing with wood or other material. He apparently missed that it's already enclosed with wood.
Originally Posted by canann
I personally would leave the wood, repair/replace any damage, and paint it. Because it is a soffit, it is not subjected to the elements, therefore it does not need to be clad in aluminum, vinyl, or any other such nonsense.
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