The Importance of Proper Roof Ventilation in Greater St. Louis

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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?

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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 …