Back

Attic Ventilation Inspection Checklist

Use this checkist to ensure that your attic has proper ventilation. This will help protect the attic from damage caused by excess heat in the summer. You can also use this attic inspection form to identify potential problems with the attic ventilation system.
MaintainX
09/16/2022

Attic Ventilation Inspection Checklist

20 steps
Use this checkist to ensure that your attic has proper ventilation. This will help protect the attic from damage caused by excess heat in the summer. You can also use this attic inspection form to identify potential problems with the attic ventilation system.
  • STYLE OF ROOF

  • EXISTING EXHAUST VENTS

  • SIZE & NUMBER OF INTAKE VENTS

  • EXTERIOR INSPECTION

  • Total Length of Horizontal Ridge:

  • Total Length of Diagonal Hips:

  • Signs of damage from inadequate ventilation

  • Warped, buckled roof deck

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • • Heat, moisture damage to shingles; curling, cracking, fish mouthing

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Soffits; peeling paint, signs of leaking from roof

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Problems with ice dams in the winter months

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Icicles at edge of roof in winter

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Uneven snow melt on roof

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Gutter damage from ice dams

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • INTERIOR INSPECTION

  • Square footage of attic:

  • Blockage of intake vents (insulation, etc.)

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Signs of leaks on attic ceiling

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Signs of damage from inadequate ventilation

  • Moisture damage

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Rust, dirt on exposed nails

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Compacted attic insulation

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Mold, mildew in the attic

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
  • Blackened plywood

    • Yes
    • No
    • N / A
Source: MaintainX (Community Member)

Please note that any procedure, checklist, or other document available in the MaintainX Global Procedure Library is provided for general education and information only and does not constitute legal, medical, or financial advice. MaintainX makes the materials available AS IS and AS PROVIDED, without warranties of any kind. By downloading or using any such materials, you assume the risk that they may not be appropriate for your specific situation and agree that you are solely responsible for any such use, including compliance with applicable law and with meeting any conditions of product warranties.