Draftsman-don

Soffit doesn't match facia

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My soffits are not lining up with my facia. It seems to be floating beneath it. I've tried every setting I can think of and searched for posts on the forum. Any help here is appreciated.

 

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I haven't opened your Plan but I suspect that the Fascia simply isn't big enough.  The Soffits are applied to the bottom of the rafters.  If the finished Fascia size isn't large enough, it won't cover the Soffit.

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You may have to zoom in to see my settings. I want the facia to be 1x6 and I assumed that the lookout is what determined the soffit position so I made them 2x4's. Joe you're saying that the soffit follows the rafter size? hmmm. I shouldn't have to change the rafter size to control the soffit I wouldn't think, maybe there is something I'm missing.

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OK I didn't see Solver's answer that is it. I assumed that was the role of the look out, but I see the logic of the subfacia. Thank you all very much. 

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You can set the sub-fascia to whatever size you need it to work, a framer might have to cut the eaves anyway, we do it all the time. if you set the sub-fascia to 0" ,the siding or stucco will go all the way up to the roof. Both Joe and Eric are correct

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OK so as long as the sub facia is smaller than the facia, the soffit board will be behind the facia. I assume that the term subfacia is referring to the member that is directly behind the facia, and I guess I had incorrectly assumed that the soffit board was fastened to the lookout. I'm learning that Chief is a very intuitive software, as long as you know how it thinks. That's what I've been learning and again, I appreciate all of your times to help  a newbie.

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2" sub fascia in orange. 12" fascia in blue.

 

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