Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Is Your Home Under Attack?

Did you know that if your home does not have adequate ventilation then the heat and moisture can effect the longevity of your shingles on your home. If the Heat and moisture are not removed from your home by proper ventilation, serious damage can occur plus giving you higher utility bills.  Manufactures of roofing, paint, insulation, windows and other building products agree that proper working ventilation system is necessary to make their products work properly. Heat and moisture damage can rob years of useful life from your roof over your head without proper ventilation.  Proper ventilation is a simple process of carrying a continuos supply of air through the attic space. 50% intake and 50% exhaust. Exhaust must be 3 feet higher than the intake system. Intake should be under the eave of your roof. and exhaust should be near or at the peak of the roof. Midwest Roofing Services knows that less than 10% percent of exisitng homes are properly ventilated and the lack of non ventilation is not due to cost but most often due to lack of knowledge.  Midwest Roofing Services knows the benefits to adequate ventilation and offers a wide variety of options. with ventilation it is necessary to get the correct amount of vents for the size of your home.  Midwest Roofing Services is able to advise a lot of the options and correct amount each customer may need for their home. Here is a list of options available to get the maximum advantage of the natural movement of heat and air in your home. Gable Louver, Roof Louver, Under Eave Vent, Foundation Louver, Ridgeline Vent, and Gable Louver. So let us here at Midwest Roofing Service help you keep your home from being under attack and check into if your home is adequately ventilated before installing a new roof.

  • Credentials: Midwest Roofing Services has partnered with the top manufacturers in the industry. Midwest Roofing has been awarded the prestigious certification of Master Select by the largest roofing manufacturer in North America, “GAF Materials Corp.”. This certification is reserved for the Top 2% of the roofing contractors nation wide. Midwest Roofing is also certified applicators for the following manufacturers. Versico Roofing Systems, Certainteed Commercial Roofing and Topps Products, Inc. This partnership allows us to provide the following types of roofing applications with extended manufacturers warrantees. Thermoplastic (PVC and TPO), Thermoplastic Fleece Back, Epdm, Modified Bitumen, Built up Roofing, Roof Coatings, Metal Roof Restorations.

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