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 Brad Diepholz found the following information. In planning the location of intake and exhaust vents two other factors must be considered.  Intake and exhaust vents must be positioned so they assure continuous airflow along the underside of the roof sheating. As I spoke about in the introduction ...
09/09/2015
Brad Diepholz found the following information. Thermal effect by it self cannot create the high volume of air movement needed for effective ventilation. That is why the influence of wind is the key element in the design of a non-powered ventilation system. Wind is a natural flow of air. So when d...
08/19/2015
 Brad Diepholz found the following information. Ever wonder how ventilation works? The word ventilate comes from the Latin word for “to fan”, the action of causing air to move. This is how ventilation works. It provides the conditions that allow air to move. Effective ventilation requires a very ...
08/12/2015
 Brad Diepholz found the following information. In this blog I will continue talking about dealing with the effects of ice dams. The greatest damage occurs when the water pooling inside the dam begins to infiltrate under the shingles. The shingles themselves are damaged if not destroyed. Far more...
08/05/2015
Brad Diepholz talks about “Attic Ventilation”-part 5 Brad Diepholz found the following information. This section I will be talking about dealing with the effects of ice dams. Winter creates a special attic ventilation problem where snowfall and cold temperatures are common occurrences. The proble...
07/29/2015
Brad Diepholz talks about “Attic Ventilation”-part 4 Brad Diepholz found the following information. When it comes to moisture in the attic (this blog is continued from part 3) even vapor barriers for all their effectiveness cannot totally stop this process. Another way moisture travels into an at...
07/22/2015
Brad Diepholz talks about “Attic Ventilation-part 3”  Brad Diepholz found the following information. When winter arrives and temperatures plunge you might think the movement of heated air would no longer cause problems in attics. This is not true! With seasonal changes the conditions just reverse...
07/15/2015
Brad Diepholz talks about “Attic Ventilation-part 2”  Brad Diepholz found the following information. Homeowners take action to cool themselves during the warm summer months. To reduce the effect of heat they will turn on fans, window air conditioners or central air conditioning systems.          ...
07/08/2015
Brad Diepholz talks about “Attic Ventilation-part 1”  Brad Diepholz found the following information. Every wonder what is the purpose of attic ventilation? This seems like a simple question. Most homeowners and even some experienced contractors believe the purpose of attic ventilation is to remov...
07/01/2015
Brad Diepholz wrote about “Choosing The Right Shingle part 2”  Brad Diepholz found the following information. One style of roof covering that I have not spoke about is a metal roof. A metal roof can be made from a variety of metals and alloys. This includes galvanized steel, galvalume steel, ston...
06/24/2015
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