In roofing, a new roof can add value to your home. Your roof acts as your first defense system against the weather and can make a significant difference in curb appeal. A roof is so much more than just the shingles you see. While the shingles provide the visual element, many components of a roof you do not see. Starting from the rafters in your attic, you then have decking, the wood under your roofing system. Decking must be in good shape for your roofing system to function properly. When a roofer checks your roof the decking should always be inspected to ensure that the wood is still in proper condition. It is also important to consider the ventilation in your roofing system, your attic must breath in order to deal with heat and moisture. Your system will have some form of intake vents (soffit vents in this area).
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