Proper attic ventilation helps to protect your home, your health, and your comfort in cold months. Keep your home in good condition this winter by improving your attic ventilation.
Why is Attic Ventilation Important for Your Home?
Proper attic ventilation in the winter protects your home against troublesome problems, keeps your house more comfortable, improves indoor air quality, and protects the roof against damaging moisture issues such as:
- Ice dams
- Mold Growth
- Wood Rot
- Popped Shingles
- Warped Roof Decking Due to Moisture Variations
Helps with Moisture Control and Better Indoor Air Quality
Heat rises to the attic in the winter and creates moisture. If your attic is not well ventilated, the moisture will collect and seep into the structure of your home. The seepage can affect roofing materials, framing, and the contents in your attic.
Proper ventilation plays an essential role in maintaining the comfort in your home. Eliminating moisture problems through attic ventilation works to improve indoor air quality by helping to prevent mold and mildew growth.
Proper ventilation also prevents hot and cold spots that cause ice dams. Adequate attic ventilation allows cool, dry air from the outside to come into the attic while allowing warm, moist air to escape.
Keeps You More Comfortable
Attic ventilation also plays a significant role in maintaining a comfortable temperature in your home and helps with energy costs. Proper ventilation also helps keep the heating and cooling costs down during the winter and summer.
Do you have excellent attic ventilation, but still have trouble keeping your home comfortable or your family healthy? It could be your central HVAC system. Call the professionals at Advantage Air & Service at (479) 361-8647.
We will help you determine if your unit needs maintenance, repairs, or if you need a new central heating and cooling unit installed. And, we never recommend something you don’t need!
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