When you find water stains on the roof, it’s hard to tell if the stains are from outside infiltration or condensation. What is condensation? When the air in the supermarket is removed, water droplets begin to appear on the surface, just like water mist on a window in winter.
Attic leaks or condensation
When the attic air temperature is higher than the roof substrate, condensation begins, and it looks like the roof is leaking.
Harm of condensation
When condensation occurs, it means that your roof is at risk of being damaged by water from the inside. Forms moisture in the colder months and moldy black spots or blotches in the warmer months.
How can condensation be avoided?
Warm, moist air travels to the highest point in the home. Condensation will not occur in the home if the moist air can be removed quickly. At this time, the roof system exhaust function is very important. A good roof system can maintain the indoor temperature while exchanging indoor and outdoor air. Improvement passes can improve the overall health of your family. And protect the interior of the roof from moisture damage. The location and size of the vent will affect the ventilation effect.
If you see condensation in the attic, the first thing to do is to ventilate. Then look at the roof. Typically, condensation damage can be seen with the naked eye. Sometimes, too much warm air can escape from the lower space into the attic and cause temporary condensation. Just keep the attic ventilated, and after a while, the condensation will disappear.