It will impact your home in a variety of ways as condensation builds up inside your roof and attic. It is crucial to understand the effects of roof damage and how to avoid it.
What Causes Interior Condensation?
High levels of indoor humidity can cause interior condensation. You may notice that your windows are dripping with condensation and there is also moisture in the ceiling.
Condensation on Your Roof
Wood is the primary material used in residential roofing, and it will absorb moisture. This can negatively affect the integrity of its structure. Over time, the constant absorption can make wood weak, crooked and soft. Condensation will continue to harm the insulation in your home and roofing structures.
Manage Home Humidity
Open your windows at least 15 minutes a day if you continue to have problems with moisture in your home. You can open your windows at least 15 minutes a day in order to allow fresh air into the house and remove various pollutants. You can also ensure that your exhaust system is regularly activated. The right size of your HVAC system, as well as the regular use your exhaust fans and range hoods will help to control humidity levels in your home over time.
Installing Exhaust Fans
Installing exhaust fans in the form ridge vents on your roof will allow you to release the warm air through your vents. This will allow for a constant flow of fresh air throughout your home and reduce condensation around roofing materials.
This post was written by Reggie Reed! Reggie is a state-certified roofing contractor and co-owner of Reggie Reed Roofing, the best commercial roofing in St Petersburg. He is a 4th generation roofing contractor. RR Roofing offers a wide variety of roofing services for residential homes, apartment complexes, condos, commercial buildings, churches, and more. Reggie enjoys dedicating his spare time to helping underprivileged youth in his community and traveling with his family and friends.