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Proper Ventilation Deals with Excessive Moisture

In northern Wisconsin, many homeowners are reporting problems with excessive moisture and condensation, and even frost in attic spaces. These problems are worse during seasons when heating and air conditioning units, which naturally draw moisture out of the air, are not being used. These problems are not related to the roofing but, just the same, … Read more

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Good Attic Ventilation: How to Get it for Your Home

Good attic ventilation requires both intake and exhaust vents. Intake vents are at the bottom of the roof, often in the home’s overhangs. Exhaust vents are typically at or near the ridge or peak of the roof. You want to have ventilation that creates total continuous air exchanges in the attic. Outside air flows in … Read more

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Why is Good Ventilation Important for Your Home?

Do metal roofs bring special ventilation needs or condensation concerns when installed on homes? The general answer is “no” but there is more than a simple answer. Unless a home has been built specifically in a manner which does not require attic ventilation (such as a conditioned space or hot attic, or insulated panel construction), … Read more