As a homeowner, you want to make sure that you
prolong the life of your roof as much as you can. One of the best ways to do
that is by keeping up with continuous maintenance. One of the elements
that require additional maintenance and could also severely impact the
well-being of your roof is your roof ventilation. Continue reading to learn
more about preventing roof ventilation problems as your roof gets older.
Water stains or noticeable leaks
caused by moisture build-up due to the lack of circulating air.
Uncomfortable temperatures inside
your home since hot air is being trapped in your attic then could move
throughout your home.
Peeling or blistering paint on the
inside or outside of your home from moisture build-up.
Rusty, moldy, or cracked shingles
or other roofing materials.
A humid or damp attic from lack of
ventilation and moisture build-up.
Ice dams on the edges of your roof
caused by the refreezing of melted snow.
Make sure your attic
insulation is not covering any of your vents. Your vents being
covered will prevent the ventilation system from absorbing and exiting air.
If your home is showing signs of
ventilation issues, you can add more vents to your roof to improve the overall
- Annual roofing inspections give you the opportunity to have highly trained roofing professionals ensure that your ventilation is working properly. Through annual inspections, you can catch any problems before they turn into expensive repairs.
A properly functioning roof ventilation system
is extremely important for the health of your roof and home, especially as it
ages. To make sure your roof vent continues doing its job, it's time to
schedule a roof inspection. Roof It Forward offers a free video roof inspection
so our trained technicians can ensure that your vents and roof are in good
condition. Schedule your consultation with us today.