The secret behind a long-lasting roof lies in—ventilation. All types of roofing systems require ventilation.
Proper ventilation protects the roof from damage caused by the sun’s rays. Direct sunlight can adversely affect roofing materials and structure via heat transfer. As a result, they shorten the lifespan of a roof.
Roofing ventilation begins with the attic. To put it simply, roof ventilation systems regulate the flow of air into your attic. In general, these are the most commonly used roof ventilation systems:
Intake vents allow cool air into the attic. Found in the soffits or eaves of a roof, these vents are often used together in combination with exhaust vents.
Exhaust vents allow hot air to escape from the attic to the outside. These are located along the roof’s peak. Exhaust vents come in different forms, such as power vents, static vents and turbine vents.
There are many benefits of a well functioning roof ventilation system:
In order to determine the type of vents your roof needs, consult a roofing company. If you’re in New York, you can reach out to NY Roofing’s team at (646)-838-0441.
As a leading roofing company in New York, we provide inspections, installations, repair, and maintenance of all roof types as well as gutters. You can count on us for dependable, effective roofing solutions, 7 days a week.