What are ridge vents? Most people have no idea and don't know they're related to keeping their house dry. A ridge or roof vent is a small vent at the peak of a roof that lets air slowly out of the attic. A roof that is well ventilated can make your life better and easier.
In the Connecticut summer a well-ventilated roof lets the hot attic air to escape and doesn't make your air conditioning run as hard or often potentially saving you $ too.
In wintertime, a well ventilated roof when properly insulated keeps the roofing cold so snow doesn't melt during the day and then re-freeze to the eaves. This is how ice dams occur.
Millstream Construction installs and fixes ridge vents and other kinds of roof venting too. Contact us for a FREE written quote for ridge vent installation in East Hartford, Avon, Manchester and throughout Connecticut.
As you might guess there are a few kinds of roof vents and ways to get a properly ventilated roof. Here are just a few:
Roofing that isn't ventilated well can be upgraded with ridge, soffit or gable-end venting. These kinds of ventilation can all be installed on a roof or when you replace your roof. It's up to you.
The experts at Millstream Construction can assist you in upgrading your home and we also fix or install roofing ventilation to improve your home.
We work in Greater Hartford and Springfield, including East Hartford, Avon, Manchester and nearby. Call us at 1-855-457-3745 to get a free quote on any of your roofing needs.
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