What is soffit mesh?
Soffit vent mesh is a flexible mesh used for preventing birds, rodents and insects from entering soffits (such as arches or balconies) vents, and ventilation areas.
Why would I need to use soffit mesh?
Soffit mesh is necessary due to building regulations that require gaps to be left above an insulating ceiling to provide ventilation. These vents are easy access points for common pests like birds and insects, with soffit vent mesh used to keep them out.
What type of soffit mesh should I use?
There are several things to consider when purchasing soffit mesh, starting with the size of the pests you are trying to exclude. Soffit mesh with smaller apertures is more suitable for mosquitos and other bugs, while stronger materials that can’t be bent are a better choice for birds and rodents.
How easy is it to install soffit mesh?
Soffit mesh is easy to install and can be cut with wire cutters or strong scissors, before being screwed into place.