If you live in a humid and hot area and want to remove moisture and hot air from your attic, using roof vents is your solution. There are so many vents available on the market, and choosing the right one can be pretty confusing. This article will elaborate briefly about each types of vents for your reference.
home decorating. Published at Wednesday, April 03rd 2019, 08:22:12 AM by james.
Every type of vents will be explained briefly on the list below:Ridge vents: this vent system can be considered a static system thanks to the absence of moving parts. This type of vent should cover the whole length for the horizontal ridge of the roof and blend to the roofline to get a more interesting look. It provides a more balanced temperature distribution compared to other types of vents.Power vents: better known as Power Attic Vents or PAVs, this vent has motors, which turn big fans to moisture out and move the hot air to the attic. There are many colors available on the market. Some of them has adjustable thermostats.Wind turbines: this vent is also known as whirlybirds. It has moving parts but no motors. Thus it relies on winds to create movements. It is available with various quality degree. The cheaper versions may create squeaking noises that can be pretty disturbing.Box vents: it is also known turtle vents, flat vents, louvers, or low profile vents. This is also a static vent. It utilizes natural convection to make an opening for moisture and rising hot air to escape. It will be very effective if you install is near the roof ridge.
There are also other types of roof vents, such as cupola vents and off ridge vents. Make sure to search as much information as possible before deciding which vent is the most suitable for your house.
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The list below will elaborate several advantages of using this type of roof in your house.Style: this type of roof has a stylish and uncomplicated look thanks to its 2 curved lines design. With this design, you can still have a stylish roofing without sacrificing its quality and safety. The firm style will give fashionable and satisfying looks for your lovely house.Cost: this type of roof offers so many great features. It is very easy to assemble, which eventually lead to cheaper cost and shorter time to install. For those who are tight in budget but still want to have a great roofing, this roofing is definitely a great choice for you.Easy to assemble: this roofing allow you to free extra space if you wish to have wider area at the upper floor. It is also easily constructed. It only uses 2 roof beams with simple gusset joints. The simplicity will help you to reduce the installation cost even more.Past legacy: this roofing was the common roof used by the Georgian and Dutch style homes during the American colonial era. People that use this roofing are usually associated with either one of the home styles, which is surely not a bad thing.
Despite having great benefits, gambrel roof needs frequent maintenance and is not suitable within areas with heavy snowfall and winds. Thus, make sure your living area is free from both weather before choosing this type of roofing for your home.
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An additional habitable living space can be constructed within these lower slopes while at the same time reduce the total height of the roof. The earliest application of a mansard can be attributed to Pierre Lescot who built part of the Louvre with this roofing in 1550s. However, the style was popularized in early 17th century by Francois Mansart—whose name became the name the roofing style is known as. In Europe, the term mansard is used to also refer to the attic under the roof of such style, not only the shape of the roof itself. The term gambrel roof is instead more common in Europe to refer to the shape on its own.
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A hip roof is beneficial because it is braced by its own, in contrast to a gable roof, which is held by a diagonal bracing. This makes hipped roofs more suitable for areas where hurricane frequently strikes, especially when coupled with steep pitch (an angle of 35 degrees, at least). But it also comes with disadvantages. Living space could be limited within the space of the roof and maintenance should be expected to be difficult as access is also limited.
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A metal roofmeans exactly what its name suggests: a system of roofing consisting of metal elements, either pieces or tiles. This roofing system is known for its longevity, durability, impermeability, and high resistance. In the construction of metal roofing system, alloys of steel, copper, and zinc are oftentimes incorporated.
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