Best way to protect external woodwork Home Page › Forums › General news and information › Best way to protect external woodwork This topic contains 0 replies, has 1 voice, and was last updated by freddie1 1 year, 3 months ago. Author Posts September 5, 2016 at 6:23 pm #660 freddie1Participant I have a house with wooden fascias and soffits which are still in a good condition but now need re-painting. What is the best paint to use on this external woodwork ? Can I just use any white gloss or does it have to be a special type ? Author Posts You must be logged in to reply to this topic.