Type of roofing material affects ventilation needs

07/8/2013 | Province (Vancouver, British Columbia), The

Different roofing materials have varying effects on ventilation, depending on how it was installed, writes Shell Busey. For instance, cedar shingles, which are nailed individually to the strapping, help vent the roof, but synthetic materials don't because of the tar paper or roof sealant underneath. In those cases, vents need to be installed, Busey notes.

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