Attics

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 »

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 »

I get this question a lot. It’s really non-stop. Sadly, a lot of people dump money into something that’s not going to give them much remedy. The first thing people blame for a hot upstairs is the HVAC system. They’ll spend thousands on a brand new air conditioner with a zone system to try to… Read more »

My wife and I planted two beautiful cherry trees sixteen years ago. They eventually grew over the top of our two-story house. I had to get up there and trim the branches off the roof, and my wife got a little mad at me. She didn’t understand why I had to trim our beautfiul trees. I… Read more »

  For many of us, any leak at all means trouble. But some people either tolerate to do not know about a small leak in their attic or home or between the walls. Daniel discusses some solutions we can offer to remediate a leak that has gone on too long. Roof Leak Emergency Service

“Why in the world do you need to look inside my attic before you install my roof? None of the other roofing contractors did that.” We get this a lot. And our response is always, “They didn’t!?” An attic inspection is one of the most important steps prior to re-roofing. We need to understand the... Read more »
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Bathroom vent going into attic and not outside!