Protect your roof from heatstroke

By Kim Cox:

Really? Roofing heatstroke?

I’m sure you know that heatstroke is a dangerous, life-threatening condition caused by your body overheating from prolonged exposure to extreme heat.

It can cause serious health problems, complications, and yes…even death.

So what’s that have to do with your roof and home?

If you don’t have sufficient attic ventilation to “breathe” and move hot air outside, your roof and home can easily overheat, causing severe damage. In other words, “heatstroke” for your roof and home.

Some of the common danger signs of overheating are:

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Roof damage on right caused by heat buildup and insufficient attic ventilation

  • Premature curling of roof shingles
  • Roof deck warping
  • Cracking of your home’s wood frame
  • Warping walls
  • Peeling paint on the inside walls
  • Mildew and mold growth

There’s no question that, left unchecked, these problems can turn into a home repair nightmare costing several thousands of dollars.

And I’m sure you don’t want unnecessary and expensive repair bills.

So what do you do?

Let a professional ventilation specialist from On Top Home Improvements thoroughly inspection your attic, roof, and ventilation system to potential issues before they become a much bigger and costly problem.

To schedule your free, no-obligation inspection
on your MD home, call Kim at 301-368-3551

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