How Our Roof Vent Boot Can Stop Common Water Damage

Kozy Kollar’s unique roof vent boot is the single most convenient way for you to prevent water damage from the roof. Installed from inside your home, you can leisurely protect your roof regardless of the conditions outside. To give you some perspective on why our roof vent boot is so beneficial to your home, here are six common causes of roofing problems:roof vent boot

ONE: Damaged flashing. As the company that gives you the world’s best roof flashing product, we know all about damaged flashing. It is usually caused by old age, the elements, or a combination of both. The most common form of damage to your flashing will be cracks. If your flashing is cracked, it is virtually useless.

TWO: Damaged shingles. If your shingles have been damaged or completely removed, you’re likely to face water damage. Shingles can be damaged by a number of factors, but one that many people are unaware of is roof pitch. Roof pitch refers to the steepness, or slope, of a roof. If it’s not steep enough, shingles are vulnerable to wind and rain.

THREE: Damaged roof vents. If your roof vents are cracked or dysfunctional, they can lead to trouble. The most common reason that roof vents crack is overexposure to the elements.

FOUR: Ice Dams. If ice dams form along the edge of your roof, water from melting snow will build up and often be too heavy for your roof to handle. The resulting roof damage can cause water damage (this is especially prevalent in New England.)

FIVE: Clogged gutters. If your gutters are clogged with leaves or other debris, excess moisture that can’t get through is more likely to seep through your roof and leak into your house. Since the role of your gutter is to drain water, this is an obvious cause for concern.

SIX: Attic issues. If condensation occurs in your attic, you’ll notice mold growth accompanied by a putrid stench. Inspect your attic or hire a professional to do so if you suspect this might be the problem.