Attic Condensation Can Cause Winter Roof Leaks

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With the extremely cold weather that brought snow and ice to the Greater St. Louis area over the last few weeks, most homeowners would expect a roof leak to be caused by such situations as water getting under shingles of your roof, or ice dams that form around gutters and downspouts. But there is another culprit to consider if you have a winter roof leak and that is attic condensation. Warm and moist air rises up from the living space of your Greater St. Louis home and gets trapped in your attic space.  In the winter when it is much colder outside and that warm moist air comes in contact with the cold underside of your roof deck, you get …