The Importance Of Having Adequate And Proper Roof Ventilation

Posted on Saturday, 21st June 2014

The Importance Of Having Adequate And Proper Roof Ventilation

A roof is an essential component of the overall structure of a home and as such requires proper maintenance and upkeep to ensure that it functions as intended year after year. One aspect of maintaining a roof includes always ensuring that a roof has proper and adequate ventilation. This is an essential component of good roof performance that often goes overlooked by homeowners. A regular roof inspection can help to mitigate problems associated with poor roof ventilation.

Damage Of Under-Structure

In fact, one of the best ways to extend the life of any residential or commercial roof is to always ensure proper roof ventilation. When ventilation is not performing the way that it should, it can ultimately lead to damage of the under-structure such as plywood as well as damage to shingles and other components of a roof. In addition, improper ventilation is one of the fastest ways for mold to develop in and around various structural components of a roof. Good ventilation becomes even more important in areas where humidity and moisture are a standard part of the climate.

The Importance Of Proper Ventilation

Another important consideration with regard to proper ventilation associated with a roof includes the fact that it helps to regulate the temperature of your home. Good ventilation evacuates hot air during the summer and keeps air moving during the winter. This is important because it can save homeowners a considerable amount of money over the long term with regard to energy usage and energy bills. With so many benefits it’s difficult to imagine not paying particular attention to the importance of the proper ventilation of a roof.

Saving Money And Preventing Possible Serious Water Damage

Having routine roofing inspections performed by a qualified and experienced roofing contractor is one of the best and easiest ways to ensure that your roof is delivering proper ventilation for your entire home structure. Whether you choose to have roof inspections performed on occasion or every season, one thing is certain and that is that having professionals inspect your roof is a wise decision. Saving money and preventing possible serious water damage are just two of the benefits associated with having professional inspections performed on a roof. Contact Gryphon Roofing & Remodeling today to learn more about a Phoenix roofing contractor that provides affordable roofing services.

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