October 31, 2017 | Filed under: Buying a New Roof,Ventilation
Your home may have built in a specific manner that does not require attic ventilation. If so, your home is the exception to the need for proper a proper ventilation system, in and through the attic or below the roof.
Good ventilation is important for any home for many reasons, including:
- Internal air quality and health
- Energy efficiency
- Managing moisture and condensation
When researching or purchasing a new roof for your home, a complete attic inspection is needed to ensure that the proper roof is specified, with the proper ventilation, for peak performance and maximum protection of your home and all of the who’s and what’s it contains.
That’s why, with every home estimate, we include a free attic inspection.
The Classic Metal Roofing Attic Inspection
This attic inspection is not to be confused with a simple trip up a ladder with a flashlight. We include you in the discovery and the recording of our findings. This is one of the first steps in finding the right roofing solution for your home…even if it doesn’t come from us.
With a home visit, we are looking for important information about the current and future ventilation needs for your home:
- Intake and exhaust vents along the ridgelines and soffits
- Other inhabitants, you might not have invited
What and How Much Attic Ventilation Do You Need?
You want to have ventilation that creates total continuous air exchanges in the attic.
Though our calling cards, trucks and website accurately describe us as “roofing experts”, we’re also home ventilation experts. We can answer your questions, help you research options, and come up with an effective plan for ensuring that your home has the proper attic ventilation and insulation for air quality and comfort, energy efficiency, and managing moisture. We can help you learn what and how much attic ventilation you need.