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3 Things That Are Involved in an Attic Inspection

Roof Ventilation: What’s Involved in an Attic Inspection? You may think that if the roof is not leaking and seems to be holding together, nothing is wrong. The reality is many small problems could be hidden away and ongoing, especially if the ventilation system is not working properly. This is why a thorough inspection of your roof and attic is very important before moving on to repairs or replacement. Hire a Professional While it may seem like a simple job, attic inspection is best left to a professional. No matter how long you have owned and lived in a home,…

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Choose the Best Insulation for Efficiency

When it comes to attic insulation, you’ve probably heard about R-value and what it does. If not, here’s a brief explanation: “An insulating material’s resistance to conductive heat flow is measured or rated in terms of its thermal resistance or R-value — the higher the R-value, the greater the insulating effectiveness. Installing more insulation in your home increases the R-value and the resistance to heat flow.” That’s great information but how do you know the right amount to use in your home? You need to remember that R-value is additive. If you have exterior siding or 2×6’s in your home, your R-value will be higher than a home without…