How to Improve Attic Ventilation

Improved air circulation in the summer months will help remove hot air and reduce the temperature of your attic.  Keep in mind that while proper maintenance of fan equipment to vent the attic is critical to optimal performance and longevity.

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Poor attic ventilation makes your air conditioner work harder, leads to condensation in the attic, and reduces the lifespan of your roof. Fortunately, there are numerous ways to improve attic ventilation, some of which are quite inexpensive and manageable DIY projects.

Attic Ventilation Fundamentals

All efforts at attic ventilation make use of the fact that hot air rises. The goal is to allow hot air to escape from the top of the roof, which is greatly aided if measures are taken to allow cooler air to enter from below. Many options for improving attic ventilation encourage the natural flow of hot air toward the top of the roof and out in some way. Fans, whether solar or electric, are another option.

General recommendations are to have one square foot of vent space per 150 square feet of attic space. The vent allowance should be evenly split between intake vents at the bottom of the roof and exhaust vents near the top of the roof and should be evenly distributed in both areas.

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50 Unique Decorative Vases To Beautify Your Home

I bought my two new vases because of the recommendation from this site. They feature unique and amazing designs that will surely beautify your home. And I didn’t regret buying it. So if you are into unique designs you can check out this article.

Vases have always been one of the most versatile interior design accents out there. The very best vases are consistently functional but continue to provide aesthetic value even when your favorite flowers go out of season. This post looks at 50 unique vases in every style ranging from artistic and interpretive to minimalistic and even surreal. If you’re looking for home accessory inspiration or perhaps ideas for useful housewarming gifts, these distinctive vases are sure to stoke your creativity. Next thing you know, you’ll be looking through your heirloom seed collection to find the perfect blossoms for your new favorite accent piece.

This two-part porcelain vase forms the illusion of a whale peeking up from the surface of the water, demonstrating a beautiful spray of your favorite flowers.

The sleek Peaceful Bomb Vase emphasizes life and growth over destruction. It’s a beautiful piece and a strong conversation starter, making a big statement with a simple form.

Stunning! The impossible illusion of balance is sure to make Each magnet vase set comes with a clever metal plate to hide beneath the tablecloth to hold each one securely in place.

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