Did you know that inadequate ventilation can cause a range of problems for your home, from increased energy costs to structural damage? If you’re not sure whether your home has the right level of roof ventilation, or you’re looking for advice on how to improve it, read on.


Why Does Your Toowoomba Home or Office Need Ventilation?

Most people think of ventilation as a system that is only necessary in the summer when it’s hot and muggy outside. However, proper ventilation is important all year round, whether you’re at home or in the office. 

Roof ventilation is important for two reasons. First, roof vents allow warm moist air from your home’s living areas to escape rather than causing problems like damp spots and heating up the entire house; secondly it can keep roofs cavity-free of hotness so they don’t spread their warmth throughout all the parts of the building (which would be very expensive). 

We understand what you need because we’ve helped countless home and business owners just like yourself save money on construction cost as well power consumption by installing functional fan systems onto their ceilings.


Everything You Need To Know About Roof Ventilation

Homes with poorly installed roofs are contributing to uncomfortable living conditions for residents. With poor ventilation, homes often experience higher levels of humidity and temperature that can lead to problems such as mould growth or material decay on walls from Built-up readable moisture (BURM).


Ventilation works in tandem with insulation

Insulation in your attic is designed to protect you from heat loss. But if it gets too hot, the insulation will start losing its effectiveness and that means more expensive energy bills for air conditioning or other cooling systems throughout a building which could cost tens of thousands per year! 

To help with this problem there are two things we recommend: first make sure all windows have good screens so no light comes through them during warm hours; second-find ways improve airflow within roof spaces like attics since they can become moist places where condensation occurs quickly because cool outside temperatures cause humidity levels inside buildings rise accordingly.


Ventilation doesn’t always replace the need for a thermostat

If you have an extraction fan directly ventilating your room below (as in a cathedral ceiling), it’s still best to install a thermostat to preserve your warm air in the cooler months.


Your solution depends on your roof size

If you’re in the market for a new roof, it’s important to consider your ventilation needs. The size of your roof will dictate the type of ventilation system that is best suited for your home. There are a variety of ventilation solutions available, so it’s important to consult with a roofing specialist to find the best option for your needs.

Look for long-term savings

Are you looking for a way to reduce your energy bill? If so, you may be considering installing an air vent. However, before you make a decision, it’s important to consider all of your options. Not all air vents are created equal – some are cheaper than others but may not be as effective. 

So, how do you know which one is right for you?  Talk to Garden City HVAC about the benefits of investing a little more upfront so you get the best returns.

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