When thinking of purchasing roof vents why would you ever consider purchasing one roof vent? Many people do and what do you think one roof vent would do on its own, the answer is simply – nothing. To enable roof ventilation in the roofspace you will need an inlet to allow air into the roofspace and an outlet to allow stale air and moisture out of the roofspace. Control of air pressure is the key, controlling the complex flow and air pressure distribution is indeed an intricate detail.
THERE ARE MANY ROOF VENTS TO CHOOSE FROM
To name a few whirlybirds, ridge vents, static mushroom vents, these all depend on eaves vents and generally do not work in cohesion with each other to actually ventilate a roofspace.
Then you have gable vents which are more for aesthetics than effective ventilation of the roofspace and unless fixed into the extreme top of the gable could possibly contribute to condensation in the roofspace, louvers are much the same as gable vents.
With dormer vents you can get somewhat of a result for the ventilation of the roofspace providing you have them opposite each other and you have enough of them however these are more for a period home and would look out of place on today’s modern homes.
GETTING BACK TO ROOF VENT OR ROOF VENTS
You see many homes with mostly one or sometimes 2 whirlybirds what do you think these are doing to ventilate the roofspace – nothing, they just spin around doing nothing other than that – nothing.
So you see you need vents plural, one vent will not do it for you, so it is probably best that you understand that if you want effective roof ventilation you need a number of vents that work in cohesion with each other Universal Tile Ventilators do this and tick all the boxes for effective roof ventilation.
Prepare to be amazed at the results you achieve.
Universal Tile Ventilators Anything else is a compromise.
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