Roofing Question

A recent survey suggested improving air ventilation in the roof space, how would you go about acheiving this?

5 Answers

Best Answer

Installing vented ridge tiles and removing solid soffits and replacing with vented soffits is whats required,

May I ask why the ventilation is necessary?
Do you have damp?

Answered 13th Jul 2011

House Doctors

Member since 13 Jul 2011

You could install soffit vents, but more effective to fit roof vents, you can get them to match your slate/tile.
On a standard 3 bed property we would fit 8no, 4 on each side, with 2 at low level and 2 at high level.
Make sure whoever fits them cuts through the felt, as I have seen them fitted without cutting the felt, you need to vent the main roof space and have a good air flow.

Answered 15th Jul 2011


Member since 29 Oct 2008

Post as a job for quotes on vents in your soffit/fascia

Answered 13th Jul 2011

Pro Finishing Services

Member since 12 Jan 2010

You could do this via your soffits depends if they are would or plastic, you can plastic soffits with vents etc

Hope this helps

Answered 13th Jul 2011

Tomlinson Roofing

Member since 14 Sep 2010

Sweating roofs are a symptom of not having breathable felt on your roof. A cheap and simple solution to this is to have roof tile vents fitted which will allow the roof to breath

Answered 13th Jul 2011

Port Marine Bathrooms & Kitchens Ltd

Member since 23 Jun 2011

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