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Attic space requires ventilation in winter, to shed heat and humidity from central heating rising from the living space below. The best way to achieve...
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The Science of Attic Ventilation in Residential Homes

Attic ventilation is not a hit and miss affair. The technology evolved through a systematic understanding of the interaction between buildings, and th...
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Despite best efforts, there are still a number of shady contractors cutting corners to secure work for good profit in Calgary. They are often friendly...
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How Poor Attic Ventilation Leads to Ice Damming

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How Soffits Protect the Soft Undersides of Roof Edges

Roofs are sealed systems, but with provision for some air to circulate to prevent the attic getting muggy. Their weakest point is where they overhang ...
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The Exterior Components of a House to Care For

The exterior components of a house are what keep it warm and dry inside. We seldom give a thought to their actual purpose though....