Attic Ventilation Issues

Turbine Exhaust Roof Vents (Omaha Home Inspection)
Attic Ventilation Issues

Turbine Exhaust Roof Vents for Attic Ventilation

Post of a house where the Roofer greatly increased the stack effect 2/16/18 Turbine Exhaust Roof Vents There are certain situations where turbine exhaust roof vents are the only viable option. These are when your house has very limited intake vents and you need to utilize Nebraska’s wind to force

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Ice Damming Problems in Omaha
Insulation Issues

Missing Insulation Causes Ice Damming – 2/27/19

Bet you can’t tell which house has almost no attic insulation? The freezing temperatures combined with our recent blizzard makes it easy to spot these houses. The sad thing was every house on this block was like this! Just imagine if everyone spent $300 two decades ago to insulate these

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2020-06-13 Attic Ventilation Issues (Omaha Home Inspection)
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Attic Ventilation Mistake by Builder

How to turn a New Construction Home into a Mold House: This Builder cut in tiny 5 1/2″ x 3 1/2″ holes in the soffits then installed the 14″ x 6″ soffit vents. From the ground, nobody was the wiser as it looked normal. In the attic, however, there literally

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2018-12-18 Attic Ventilation Issues (Omaha Home Inspection)
Attic Ventilation Issues

Excess moisture in an attic for decades

There wasn’t a square inch of wood in this attic that didn’t have mold over it! To identify quickly if your attic ventilation is poor, just pop your head up into the attic hatch and look around. This time of year, moisture freezes to the underside of the roof deck

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2018-02-05 Attic Ventilation Issues (Omaha Home Inspection)
Attic Ventilation Issues

Frost buildup on the roof deck from poor attic ventilation

It’s not a roof leak. It’s your attic ventilation. I’ve had 2 past clients call up recently wanting me to come out and inspect their roof because their ceilings have active water dripping down. This winter, we haven’t had enough snow build up, melt fast, cause ice damming, and leak

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