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Builders Installed Products Albany strives to provide the best ventilation solutions in all our insulation projects.
Contact us today to schedule attic ventilation installation or learn more about our ventilation services.
Attic ventilation (attic fans and vents) helps ensure proper airflow, so moisture from daily activities like cooking, showering, laundry and washing dishes doesn’t accumulate in the attic and damage the underside of the roof.
Without proper ventilation, a whole host of problems can arise, from wood frame cracking and warping to shingle damage.
Roof and attic ventilation is typically provided at:
Essentially, airflow goes from low to high in a roof and needs to go out the top rather than accumulating on the underside. Ventilation is needed for this. Many older Albany homes, especially those built between 1950 and 1970, don’t have ventilation.
If you have an older home in Albany with inadequate ventilation, we can install up-to-date ventilation systems to protect your home from preventable damage.
The U.S. Federal Housing Administration (FHA) recommends a at least one square foot of both intake and exhaust ventilation for every 300 square feet of attic space.
There are four types of whole-home ventilation systems.
Our team will help you understand the advantages and requirements for each to help you determine the best system for your home.
If you need attic ventilation for your New York home or new construction, call our insulation contractors at 518-650-1100.
Proper attic ventilation helps prevent moisture buildup by exhausting it through the ridge or exhaust vents. Ventilation is crucial, as it reduces the risk of damage to the structure and helps maintain a comfortable environment throughout the home.
By regulating the temperature in the attic, ventilation also helps protect your roof from damage. Proper ventilation will significantly reduce your energy, maintenance and repair bills, making it a wise investment for your home.
Ideally, an attic should be insulated and ventilated — and the attic specialists at Builders Installed Products Albany can provide this for your residential new construction job. We’ve worked with builders on many new home projects to provide correct attic ventilation and insulation.
Contact us online to learn more, or call 518-650-1100 to schedule your ventilation installation today.
Proper airflow is essential for removing dust, debris, pollen and other allergens from the air. When ducts are damaged or disconnected, these particulates circulate through the home rather than being filtered out.
This depends on the size of the attic, but as a general rule, you’ll want 1 square foot of net-free area (NFA) for every 150 square feet of floor space in the attic area. Check with a professional for guidance on determining the NFA of your attic.
No, more vents are not better. It’s a matter of having sufficient ventilation, but not too much. Too many vents can disrupt airflow and diminish the effectiveness of the system.
Contact Builders Installed Products Albany at 518-650-1100 for more about attic ventilation in Albany, NY.
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