Roofing Ventilation System

How a Roofing Ventilation System Works

Your home may not have lungs, but it does need to breathe too, through an intake and an exhaust. The most important components of a roofing ventilation system, the intake and the exhaust, work together to circulate fresh air into your home’s attic space and hot air out of it. If your home is suffering from excessive humidity, condensation, or mold growth, you might have a house that needs its roofing ventilation system inspected.

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Residential Roofing Ridge Vents

Residential Roof Vents Explained: Ridge, Box, Turtle

The best type of roof vents for your home are the ones that work best with your home’s airflow and roof design to remove the most cubic footage of attic air space effectively. Static roof vents do not contain any moving parts or motors and utilize convection to remove damaging heat and moisture from a home’s attic. Ideally, choosing the type of roof vent used for your home’s roofing ventilation would also take into account the prevailing climate in your area, thus preventing issues caused by weather. The three most common static roof vents include the box vent, turtle vent and ridge vent.

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Attic Ventilation Ideas

Why You Should Install Attic Ventilation

Often the attic attracts the old odds and ends that are unwanted in house. They could be heirlooms, seasonal equipment, old clothes, or the iconic treadmill. Attics are great places to store things we don’t want think about. Accordingly, attics aren’t something you should have to think about. However, attics are an important part of the house, with significant effects on the health of your roof and energy conservation. Attic ventilation is important. If your attic isn’t properly ventilated, you may find it causing too many problems to ignore.

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Letting Your Home Breathe with Roof Ventilation

Letting Your Home Breathe with Roof Ventilation

“Thermal Comfort” is a buzzword of modern home building and renovation, aimed at making the environment as perfect as possible when it comes to the temperature of the home. This is done in two major ways: isolating the home against the outside temperature with insulation and airtight double/triple paned windows and doors, and through regulating the internal temperature through heating and air conditioning, ideally with an HVAC. All this technology however can lead to complications that can damage your home and make life miserable for you and your family.

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Attic Ventilation Problems Might be Ruining Your Roof

Attic Ventilation Problems Might be Ruining Your Roof

If you have noticed signs of damage to your roof (including curling shingles and mildew growth), the culprit may actually be your attic. While there are other factors that could be causing your roof to deteriorate (like poor installation), in most cases when a roof is prematurely aging, it will be poor attic ventilation that is at the heart of the issue.

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GAF Roof Ventilation

Proper Roof Ventilation – A Must for Your Home

Proper ventilation is a big factor in maintaining the longevity of your roof. Proper ventilation reduces chances of ice damming, lowers heating and cooling costs and keeps mold and mildew from forming. Because of the important role your roof plays in the overall safety and life of your home, it is important to be educated about its care and maintenance. Contact All Weather Tite for a free roof inspection and estimate.

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