Roof Replacement and
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When fastening an aluminum ridge vent into place, the best method is screwing into the rafters on center which will prevent wind blow-off.
The heat from your roof has to go somewhere. An attic fan keeps it out of your house.
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When the baby birds were strong enough, they hopped out of the nest and as a group tiptoed around the attic, propelling their way through the insulation by pushing with their tiny talons.
Using infrared cameras we scan the walls and ceilings in your house. We see precisely where you are having 'energy leaks' from the attic. The insulation may look fine to the naked eye,
Practically speaking, the first phase of renovation will be to make sure that your attic is sufficiently aerated with vents, possibly requiring a ridge vent.
We come into contact with organic materials floating around in the air all the time, but we need to be careful about being exposed to black mold. It is a toxic substance that can make you quite ill.
You can go onto the Internet and find a heat loss calculator that is supposed to give you an idea of your home's energy inefficiency. You may run into an interesting
Before I buy this house I want to know its real condition.
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An ice dam is formed during the winter after a heavy snowfall followed by several days of thawing and refreezing.
Rigid insulation is the material used to provide thermal resistance to a roof. Thermal resistance helps to improve the energy efficiency of a home by keeping cold and hot air from leaking through the roof.
Energy efficiency in a home is highly influenced by the amount of heat radiating down from the attic, but an attic fan installation can do a lot to reduce your energy bill.
Roofer911 detects wet insulation inside walls, ceilings and floors caused by roof leaks and or ice dam in all areas of Northern Virginia, VA. FREE ESTIMATES!
Unbelievable! No wonder the siding got torn off the wall.
Ice dam prevention begins with stopping heat loss and increasing ventilation. Where this usually is an issue is at the attic floor edge.
Leaking over the edge of a frozen gutter, it can seep through the soffit, fascia, walls and windows. You'll end up with rot, mildew, mold and obvious signs of water damage inside the house.
As quaint as dowsing rods are for finding water, the infrared leak detector wielded by your local roofing contractor provides far better results as your modern water leak locator of choice.
What does that have to do with me when I need roof repair? On FLIR cameras, water damage is visible and allows you to track the extent of a leak. Roofer911.com
Insulating roofs is a really important consideration for both residential and commercial properties. Roofing materials like cedar shakes, clay tiles and asphalt tiles already have some insulation value, however metal roofs
Vent baffles, also referred to as vent chutes or rafter vents, are used to keep insulation from blocking air flow through the attic, thus allowing the air to travel upward and out through the exhaust vents.
Wet insulation leads to black mold and other nasty things.
Insulating provides two functions, thermal resistance and thermal loss. In summer, when the sun heats up the roof, the air in the attic gets very warm. At night, the air cools rapidly which creates condensation.
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When you want to calculate for heat loss for your home, you have to go room by room and take into account the room size, windows, doors, floors and ceilings. You can use the following simple
A roof fan is a necessity for your attic to it pull excess heat and moisture out and away from your home's roof. It provides the circulating air necessary to reduce mold and keeps energy bills down