Finding the Right Roof Cap and Chimney Cap for Your Home

If you have ever entered your attic on a warm summer day, you are well aware of the heat buildup that can occur in this space. Adding roof caps to the roof of the home can allow this air to be exchanged continuously for cooler outside air, making it easier to keep your home temperatures at a comfortable level. Roof caps can provide an attractive or even practically invisible solution to the problem of a hot attic in the home. There are ways to enhance the look of your roof, using high quality roof caps, and perhaps making the switch to a copper chimney cap. Both roof caps and chimney caps can enhance the look of your roof, while at the same time providing the proper ventilation your family needs.

The design of roof caps is very important

First, these devices should allow warm air to escape from the attic area. This is often accomplished by providing an opening near the peak of the roof where the hottest air collects. Providing an escape for this hot air creates a chimney effect that draws cooler air into the space without the use of fans or other types of ventilators. A second function of the roof cap is to keep rain and moisture out. The cap provides an elevated umbrella like structure that allows air to escape without allowing rain to fall into the attic. In order for the roof vent to remove heat and moisture from the attic, it should be paired with soffit or gable vents. The soffit or gable vents provide entrance for the cooler air that will replace the warm, moist air removed from the attic.

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FAMCO is a manufacturer of roof caps and other ventilation supplies

Located in the Pacific Northwest, FAMCO has experience in manufacturing vents that are effective at removing heat and moisture while preventing leaks from rain or snow. They manufacture roof caps in copper, galvanized steel and pre-painted steel that are appropriate for use in home and business settings.

If you find that you are having difficulty in keeping your home cool during the summer, the problem may be the heat buildup in the attic. Roof caps provide an effective method of reducing the attic temperature and in turn making it easier to keep the interior of the home comfortable with reduced electrical costs.

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Why Copper Chimney Caps?

Though the appliances might be needed in order to maintain the functionality of the home, it may stick out like a sore thumb. Thankfully, in today’s world where looks and outward appeal are very important, most manufactures that work with residential housing know how to create attractive, fully functional necessities that some home owners need such as a chimney cap.

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A chimney cap is very important feature to some homeowners

Over the years, manufacturers have worked hard at improving the look and shape of chimney caps to be more attractive to home buyers without reducing the quality of the chimney cap. A chimney cap can be designed and constructed with various forms of metals.

Upgrading to a copper chimney cap is growing in popularity as a result of their durability. Upgraded copper vents add a fantastic look to the home exterior décor, the copper chimney cap has proven to be weather resistant and do not easily crack or become rusty over time. Companies, such as FAMCO, understand that a copper chimney cap can take away from your homes outside appeal, so FAMCO has strived to provide several copper chimney cap options to their clients in hopes of satisfying their client’s taste.

Chimney caps protect your chimney from all types of weather

If you are new to the topic of chimney caps, flue’s and chimney pots, you might not understand what is so great about a copper chimney cap. A chimney cap plays a vital role in the overall wellbeing of the fireplace, flue and room ventilation. A chimney cap monitors the air flow in and out of the home. It prevents smoke from be down drafted once it has made its way up the flue. A chimney cap also protects from weather and other elements such as bats, birds and squirrels.

By choosing a copper chimney cap, the heat and moisture that is trapped will not have the opportunity to sit and corrode the copper chimney cap. For a unique and attractive touch to your home, consider upgrading to a copper chimney cap.

You’ll Get Top Level Service At FAMCO

Maintaining your property’s HVAC system is important. Whether you are a home owner or contractor, you will eventually need to service or replace some part of your HVAC system. Whether it is a continuous soffit vent, a wall vent, or any other kind of air ventilation part, you can be sure to find it at FAMCO. Being one of the USA’s largest manufacturers of air ventilation products, you will find a wide range of choice here. Both home owners and contractors alike can choose from the selection that is on offer and take advantage of special pricing promotions.

Customers will be happy to know that FAMCO, the Fresh Air Manufacturing Company, offers a ten percent discount to new members. If you choose to sign up with their website, you will have ease of access and get a lower price on your next purchase.

Product descriptions, photographs and price information are displayed in a clear and easy to read manner. Individuals can also call up the company and make an inquiry, if they have any further questions. Call with any orders or questions regarding our products, and you will be sure to get fantastic service.

Remember that when repairing or maintaining your home, you need quality materials. These materials need to last for a long time. Quality materials can ensure a lower rate of maintenance and repair work. For those who want to save money, it is best to get great quality now and enjoy high levels of performance.

So before you consider buying a wall vent or a continuous soffit vent, make sure to check our low prices. With a concise website that is easy to navigate, you will not be disappointed. The quality here is second to none.