New Roof: Time for an Attic Inspection

October 31, 2017

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Do you have an attic? 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.

Need a New Roof? Have an Attic Inspection

Good attic ventilation is important for any home for many reasons, including healthy air inside the home, energy efficiency, comfort, and especially in this area, managing moisture and condensation.  If you’re planning to purchase a new roof, 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 that your roof protects.

Our Attic Inspections

 With every home roofing estimate, we include a free 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
  • Heat
  • Moisture
  • 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.

Ask An Expert: Todd Miller

Todd Miller, roofing expertTodd Miller is President of Isaiah Industries, an organization that is recognized as one of the world’s leading metal roofing manufacturers, and manufacturer of Classic Metal Roofing Systems.

Todd has over 30 years of experience in residential metal roofing and is internationally recognized as a roofing and ventilation expert. Passionate about using his experience to help homeowners make the best roofing decision for them, he can help you navigate the issues encountered in roofing or reroofing your home or commercial property.

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