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GAF Attic Ventilation, Roof Vents

GAF Attic Ventilation, Roof Vents

Protect Your Roof With Proper Ventilation


Poor Attic Ventilation Can Ruin Your Insulation, Destroy Your Shingles, and Potentially Raise Your Energy Bills!

Proper attic ventilation systems allow a continual flow of outside air through the attic, protecting the efficiency of the insulation and helping to lower temperatures in the living space.

It consists of a balance between air intake (at your eaves or soffits) and air exhaust (at or near your roof ridge).

The U.S. FHA (Federal Housing Administration) recommends a minimum of at least 1 square foot of attic ventilation (both intake and exhaust) for every 300 square feet of attic space. For example, if your attic is 900 square feet, you need a total of 3 square feet of ventilation. This amount should be divided equally between intake and exhaust ventilation (i.e., 1 1/2 feet of each) to ensure proper air flow through the attic. To calculate the amount of ventilation you need for your home, visit GAF's Ventilation Calculator.

So if you've installed a new roof, or if you want to maintain the roof you already have, don't let poor ventilation ruin your investment. Call King Quality Construction Inc. now to find out more.

Cobra® Attic Ventilation

Master Flow® Attic Ventilation & Accessory Products

(Not covered under Lifetime Roofing System Warranty)
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