Roof ventilation is an essential concept in the world of roofing. Unfortunately, it is a concept that homeowners often neglect, assuming their attic ventilation is not a cause for concern. However, proper ventilation in the attic is essential since the heat must have an escape. If roof ventilation is not done correctly and defective materials are used in the ventilation system, your roof will be prone to penetrations, leaks, critters, insects, and rust. This is where we come in. With experience of over seven years serving the residents of Connecticut, we have examined all kinds of roofs and the problems that come along with poor attic ventilation.
At LA Roofing, our goal is to serve the local community of Connecticut, and make quality roofing services accessible to all those who do not have the financial capacity to address their roofing issues. We are proud to claim that since our inception in 2013, we have partnered with the fastest growing roofing contractors CT has ever seen, to provide the best roofing materials to our valuable customers. In addition, we are a part of Owens Corning’s exclusive network of roofing professionals, which has enabled us to provide maximum safety and security to our customers. We also partnered with GAF MasterElite Roofing Contractor, an award-winning supplier of roofing materials, and has received a Brand User Award for its efficient Ridge Vent system. With access to the best roofing materials in the industry, we have succeeded in achieving 100% customer satisfaction. By partnering with excellent brands, we were able to emerge as one of the most successful roofing contractors CT has ever seen.
Effective Ridge Ventilation
We aim to use only the best materials available in the market for your home or office. If you need your attic inspected for ventilation or a roof replacement, all you have to do is book an appointment by calling or emailing our team right away. We will schedule an appointment on a day that is convenient for you, and be available at the site precisely at the scheduled time.
Our structural and workmanship inspection team examines your attic, by strictly following our ventilation inspection checklist and suggest solutions accordingly. We recommend replacing it with an innovative ridge ventilation system if you are using an outdated box ventilation system. While the box ventilation performs decently, the attic ridge vent effectiveness is higher. Since the latter is made up of plastic and box ventilation systems are made of metal, the ridge systems are resistant to rust or corrosion, while the box systems are not. This is a crucial point to consider since corrosion and rust can lead to protrusions of the box and eventually cause roof leaks that can wreak havoc in your residence. Another reason we recommend our customers to use ridge vent systems, is the no-risk factor when it comes to critter, insect, or animal damage. Infestations can severely impact the ventilation system and damage your roof in the long run. Compared to box systems, the ridge vents are easier to maintain since they only need to be cleaned once a year. The latter is also easier to use than the box vents, and can be positioned on the top to give a better passage for heat escape.
Efficient and Reasonable Roof Ventilators in Connecticut
New Roof Vents in Connecticut
As the roofing sector evolves and we ease into a constantly innovating world, we are introduced to new roof vents every day. All of them have their pros and cons, and we are committed to finding the perfect one suitable for your attic. Types of roof ventilators used in the present-day include:
- Wind Turbines: Wind turbines are an excellent source of ventilation. However, it is not a practical solution in Connecticut due to its changing weather.
- Box Vents: Box vents are rectangular metallic structures used for ventilation combined with shingles, commonly 3 tab shingles. They are shingle roof vents and provide a shorter lifespan than ridge vents. While they perform their functions decently, they can serve as a breeding ground for insects such as bees, wasps and lead to roof leaks which can leave a devastating impact on the roof.
- Ridge Vents: These are plastic vents that are resistant to rust, corrosion, critter, bird, or insect damage. Their usage virtually eliminates any possibilities of a roof leak due to a poorly functional vent system. They are easy to use and maintain and are long-lasting. Ridge ventilation systems work better because they can be positioned on top of the roof, providing an easy path for heat escape.
- Soffit Vents: Soffit vents or eave vents are positioned in the soffit, in the roof overhang. Cool air enters through the eaves and escapes through the peak of the roof.
- Power Vents: These function slightly differently from day-to-day attic vents. They utilize power from a motor to generate electricity for the attic roof fan, which pushes hot air outside through the exhaust.