Roof Ventilation

preparing roof for portland winter

One of the best things about living in Portland is the beautiful foliage that surrounds us. The variety of trees we get to enjoy on a daily basis is part of what we love most about our state. The rain required to make those trees a bright shade of green, however, it can cause roof… Read more »

In this episode, we talk about what to do when you have unwanted guests in your roof or attic space. This is a big issue in Oregon because we’re surrounded by trees and tree-dwellers. Daniel discusses your options. Podcast Transcription: RoofLifeB034-222 Shayla: Thank you for joining us today for the Roof Life of Oregon podcast…. Read more »

It happens all the time: I check out a client’s roof and wonder why in the world the builder choose to do it that way. Recently, I was up on a home and saw that the client’s dryer was venting onto the roof, spilling lint all over the place, and potentially causing a fire hazard.... Read more »

Don’t let your laundry become a hazard…

In this episode: Have you ever noticed a ripple or peeling paint on your ceiling? Jerry talks about one of the major reasons this happens and what you can do about it. Podcast Transcription: RoofLifeB028-201  Shayla: Welcome to the Roof Life of Oregon podcast. I’m talking with Jerry today. Jerry, if I look up at… Read more »

“The sky is falling, the sky is falling!” Chicken Little is coming at you. Typically when your ceiling is peeling, you have water that is coming into your home. And usually it’s from your roof. Leaks cause drips and staining on your ceiling. Sometimes you’ll see long streaks of staining and that can be a... Read more »

A poorly vented attic space with wet rot showing

  We see this fairly often on relatively new roofs that are prematurely failing. Jerry lets you know what to look for if your roof or hvac system isn’t working right, as well as some questions you should be asking your contractor. Find out more about how we set you and your roof up for… Read more »

In this episode, Daniel talks about ventilation- or how your roof breaths. It might seem beneficial to install multiple vent styles to increase the ventilation of your roof. This can end up backfiring big time. Daniel explains why. Podcast Transcription: RoofLifeB025-185 Shayla: You are listening to the Roof Life of Oregon podcast and I’m talking… Read more »

In this episode, Jerry explains why your upstairs and attic get so hot during the summer- the answer may surprise you. Podcast Transcription: RoofLifeB024-182  Shayla: You are listening to the Roof Life of Oregon podcast and I’m talking with Jerry today. Jerry, why might it be so much hotter than an upstairs than it is… Read more »