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Alex Graham asked:

Jun 18, 2014

Gladys Meyer answered:

Sep 20, 2018

it is very important to maintain a correct temperature level to control humidity in a room. Mold and mildew grow in a humid environment and this will also affect your plants. Take care!

Aug 2, 2018

Gladys Meyer answered:

Sep 20, 2018

Many pests like raccoons, squirrels or mice crawl into the house through the attic and crawl spaces if there are no barriers to prevent them from getting in. They may have mites, fleas, bugs and other pests, which may infest your home. Therefore it is necessary to implant a proper barrier and maintain a proper ventilation in our attics. The pest exterminator New Jersey professionals may also be consulted for the same to get better suggestions.

Alex Graham asked:

Jun 18, 2014

Thai Nguyen answered:

Sep 19, 2018

When temperatures and humidity rise in hot weather, a dehumidifier is a good defense to keep mold and mildew at bay. But to be most effective, you first need to address the sources of the moisture in your home.

Read more: https://www.bestforlives.com/best-quiet-dehumidifier-reviews/

Aug 2, 2018
Sep 17, 2018

That would really be a question for the roofer on the split wood.  As for a bug barrier; that would be a question for a pest control company but that has never been a significant issue in our experience.  It is very important that there be adequate ventilation in all attic spaces that are not heated.

Jul 20, 2018

Dean Conners answered:

Sep 16, 2018

You can proform both jobs at the same time if you are good at what you do. I have in the past grinded a Grove in the brick chimney all four sides then used a brake to bend a little half inch lip on the top of my flashing metal flashing into massonary Grove then caulked you will never ever have to worry about again in your lifetime Only reason I did massonary work first is because I didn't want to get my shingles all dusted.

Jul 20, 2018

Jeff Ainslie of Ainslie Group PRO answered:

Sep 6, 2018

The masonry work should be performed prior to repairs to the existing roofing, unless the roof is leaking, whereupon you may need to make intermediate repairs to stop the leaking while the masonry work is performed.

Brian Broe asked:

Jul 25, 2018

In addition to the other advice already provided, know that a Solar Assessment will be necessary. The system has a method of showing what shadowning of the panels happens during ALL times of the year, during ALL hours of daylight. That is how your Solar company will be able to tell you how much they will produce, the payback ROI, etc. They will probably be able to tell you visually which location to consider, and then do the assessment for what ever location is most favorable on your property. They should also be able to tell you that if you cut down certain trees, how it will improve your solar capabilities. Hope that helps!

This unique array below had to also take into account how the multiple rooflines shadowed the panels at certain times of day and certain times of year.

Aug 2, 2018

Jeff Ainslie of Ainslie Group PRO answered:

Aug 9, 2018

The new ridge vent should have the bug/snow/rain barrier integrated into the venting system. There are probably many other areas in the attic into which "bugs" could enter, but attics do not typically make the best habitats since the temperatures can be extreme and there is no "relatively nearby" source of water for them to survive. The "integrated mesh" is more for helping to prevent wind blown rain and snow from entering the attic space and settling on whatevr lies below.

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