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what is standard size of fascia board for gutters

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i think mine were 3 inch wide.
Submitted: 9 years ago.
Category: Home Improvement
Expert:  Ed Johnson replied 9 years ago.

DearCustomer

The fasia board width depends on the construction of the eves. In most homes that will be six inches (6").

I have seen 3 inches from time to time, but I did not consider them to be properly installed, or were on a shed of or bilding of that type.

If you are hanging gutters on the fascia, you will probably want ot go with something a bit larger than 3 inches. 4 or 6 inches would be better.