Ventilation

In this episode, Daniel talks about the hazards that come when dryer vents end up in the wrong places and what you, the homeowner, can do about it. Never fear, we’re here to help! Podcast Transcription: RoofLifeB034-221 Shayla: You are listening to the Roof Life of Oregon podcast and I’m talking with Daniel today. Daniel,… 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, 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 »

When you pay by the hour, you encourage workers to slow down, and pay more attention to the work they are doing. Unfortunately, one of our recent customers had ridge vents installed by a contractor who paid by the piece. It didn’t work out so well. This customer’s ridge caps were blowing off his roof… Read more »

“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!