What Causes Roof Condensation And How You Can Prevent It

What Causes Roof Condensation? Moisture can be sneaky.  If you’ve got a roof that doesn’t leak, you may think you’re protected from moisture damage.  But the truth is that condensation is one of the chief forms of moisture damage in roofing systems. The straightforward way of determining roof condensation causes is lack of ventilation.  But that answer raises many questions, like how to vent roofs well enough or what to do when roofs can’t be vented. There are two different roofing paradigms when it comes to these issues: one for steep slope and one for low slope.  The physics are the same for each (obviously), but the concerns and practices for each differ. In steep
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RCAW of Washington May Dinner Meeting

Washington State Roofers Seeking Education at RCAW’s Annual Dinner Meeting. Every industry needs standards to keep it operating at levels of integrity and excellence. We have found the Roofing Contractors Association of Washington (RCAW) to be a major proponent for the roofing industry in Washington State. As a pillar in our region the RCAW has put together many programs that promote growth, collaboration and continued education. May’s annual membership meeting which was hosted at the Redhook Brewery in Woodinville, WA, in particular showcased the value of their leadership as esteemed waterproofing consultant Ray Wetherholt of Wetherholt & Associates shared the importance of proper building envelope ventilation. Ray’s presentation was both lively and enlightening, in fact he
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