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Originally published by Pabco Roofing Products, May 2022.

 

When it comes to knowing how a residential roofing attic ventilation system will perform, experienced roofing contractors who encounter success and failure, know best.

The following tips were collected by Paul Scelsi. Paul is the marketing communications manager at Air Vent Inc. He also leads Attic Ventilation: Ask the Expert™ seminars. From those seminars, he has gathered best practices, solutions, mistakes to avoid and case studies in residential attic ventilation. Attendees include contractors across North America.

 

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Originally published by Roofing Elements Magazine, April 2022.

 

A client contacts you and tells you they want their roof replaced. If you replace their roof without considering ventilation, there’s a serious risk of premature roof failure — especially if their previous roof failed because ventilation was lacking.

 

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A Word of Caution About Bathroom Ventilation

  


By Paul Scelsi, Air Vent, Originally published by Roofing Magazine, April 2022.

 

Every time we take a shower, it generates water vapor. The longer the shower, the more water vapor. It’s the job of the bathroom exhaust fan to remove that moisture properly to the outdoors through the ductwork from the fan. Home inspector Barry Sigler, owner of Barry Sigler Inspections, headquartered in Canton, Ohio, wrote to us suggesting a podcast topic focused on common mistakes with bathroom fan ductwork. This article is based on the podcast interview.

 

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Podcast Podcast: Airing it Out with Air Vent, Episode 21: A Word of Caution about Bathroom Ventilation

PDF Attic Condensation Checklist

   

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By Paul Scelsi, Air Vent, Originally published by Roofing Contractor Magazine, April 2022.

 

The roofing contractor is preparing an estimate for a brand new roof for the homeowner and it’s time to evaluate the existing attic ventilation. The roof’s generous horizontal ridge line makes it the perfect candidate for ridge vents along the peak of the roof. But already in place are multiple wind turbines or a bunch of individual box vents (also called roof louvers, static vents or can vents). It’s decision time for the roofing contractor.

 

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Podcast Podcast: Airing it Out with Air Vent, Episode 7: What Homeowners Should Know about Attic Ventilation

PDF Benefits of Ridge Vents on Your Roof

   

Toolbox Essentials: Photos

  


By Paul Scelsi, Air Vent, Originally published by Western Roofing Magazine, January 2022.

 

There are many great reasons for roofing contractors to take photos of a finished project, not the least of which is to showcase your craftsmanship to potential customers. Ryan Esquivel, an estimator for Keith Green Construction, Aloha, Oregon, shared how his company puts photos and video to work when we interviewed him in a recent episode of our podcast.

 

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Podcast Podcast: Airing it Out with Air Vent, Episode 20: Add Photos of Projects to Your Toolbox

 

   

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