sure to dry fit this piece of fascia as tightly as possible and then
use adhesive all along the back and joints to ensure a solid secure
For the final step of installing ascia board, use galvanized 2”
finishing nails and set them into the fascia board about 1/8”
of an inch. Use exterior wood filler and cover them up.
addition to using adhesive, you could also cut ¼” rips at 2”
apart down the entire length of the backside of the fascia to further reduce
the chances of the fascia board ever cupping or pulling away from the underlying
rim joist. It is more labor but made relatively easy if you use a table saw.
installing fascia board securely in place, you are now ready to cut the
over hanging deck boards to length. Mark the cutting line with a chalk line.
Cut slowly and lightly sand the edges.
Now that you have learned the ins and outs of installing fascia board,
you are ready to start installing the deck boards.