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The Importance of Roof Ventilation

Malarkey shingles are designed and engineered to beautify and protect a home. As part of the roof system, the shingles and underlayment limit the impacts of weather and exterior elements on the structure. Much like wearing a waterproof jacket, shingles and underlayment act as a protective membrane, but require ventilation from heat and moisture beneath. Without proper ventilation, many problems can arise, including a reduction in service life from the shingles themselves, according to Dr. Joseph Lstiburek of the Building Science Corporation.

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What Homeowners Should Expect from the Roofing Process

Whether your current roof needs replacing or you’re in the midst of a new construction, roof installation is a huge investment and needs to be handled properly. Even though you know it’s one of the most important features of your home, you may still have a few jitters about the size of the project, or worry that you may not be making the right decisions. Let’s take a closer look at the installation process.

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