The Importance of Proper Ventilation of Your Home

RRSABlog Roof Ventilation

As a Greater St. Louis homeowner you should be aware of how very important it is that your home is properly ventilated. One of the problem RRSA St. Louis runs into as home ventilation specialists is when homeowners don’t realize how poor the air quality of their home is until someone in the family gets sick. Ventilation is needed to provide oxygen for metabolism and to dilute metabolic pollutants (carbon dioxide and odor). It is also used to assist in maintaining good indoor air quality by diluting and removing other pollutants emitted within a space but should not be used as a substitute for proper source control of pollutants. Ventilation is additionally used for cooling and (particularly in dwellings) to …

The Importance of Proper Roof Ventilation in Greater St. Louis

CenturyMarketing Roof Ventilation

As the preferred roofing contractor in the Greater St. Louis area, RRSA St. Louis does our best to keep our blog readers informed on all things having to do with your roof and the maintenance of your home. One of those issues is proper roof ventilation. A few months ago, we wrote this post, Does Your Home Have Proper Roof Ventilation? In that blog post, there is an image, which we are including below, that does a great job of showing homeowners how their roof ventilation works and why it is so important. Since the weather in the Greater St. Louis area changes frequently, especially in the Spring season, homeowners often don’t know what to expect. That in itself makes proper roof …

Does Your St. Louis Home Have Proper Roof Ventilation?

CenturyMarketing Roof Ventilation

If you are wondering whether the roof of your home has proper ventilation, this RRSA St. Louis blog post will hopefully answer that question to your complete satisfaction. Proper roof ventilation actually affects many areas of your life, all positive. Adequate roof ventilation reduces cooling bills, extends shingle life, and prevents roof rot and ice dams in winter. In the summer, good attic ventilation reduces heat buildup. That cuts cooling costs and prolongs shingle life. In the winter, warm, moist air seeps into the attic from the living space below. Good ventilation allows the heat and moisture to escape. That keeps your attic dry and reduces ice dams. Here are four signs of an unventilated or under ventilated attic: Look at …