Follow these basic principles to make sure your roof is properly ventilated.

You’ve selected your shingles, determined your underlayment, but have you discussed your attic ventilation system? Attic ventilation is critical to the longevity of your roof and the entire structure of your home. Yet when it comes to planning a new roof, your ventilation approach is often left in the hands of your roofing contractor.

While you should collaborate with a professional on your ventilation plan, having a basic knowledge of attic ventilation will help you:

  • Better understand the roofing process
  • Know what questions to ask and
  • Get a long and full life out of your new roof

If you are in need of quick primer on proper attic ventilation – how it works, the benefits and how to get your current system inspected – you can find it here.

Not convinced you need to concern yourself with ventilation? Read this tale from the field.

Ready to talk attic ventilation with your roofing contractor? We created you a cheat sheet.

Attic Ventialtion Checklist