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Installation of round soffit vents begins by calculating the total area of the attic space. Mark the spots for placing soffit vents, and cut away the insulation on the soffit overhang that can block the vents. Center the... More »

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To install soffit vents you need a cordless drill, a jigsaw and a stud finder. Installation time varies depending on the number of vents installed. Most soffit vents come with a template for cutting More »

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A pitched metal roof generally needs ventilation to allow warm and humid air to escape from the attic space. A ridge vent is a sleek alternative to box vents, soffit vents, louvers or wind turbines. More »

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To get the most effective attic ventilation, it's best to choose different types of roof vents that work well together, such as the soffit vent, the ridge line vent and the gable vent. Add an attic floor or gable fan and... More »

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There are many ventilation options that may be implemented in an attic space, including mechanical and non-mechanical ventilation, such as ridge, gable, soffit and roof vents. More »

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To install attic rafter vents and baffles, first calculate how many rafter vents you need, and make a cardboard template of the soffit vents to cut them equally. After drilling holes and cutting according to the template... More »

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Calculate the amount and type of insulation needed, seal all air leaks, install rafter vents, use plastic sheeting and plywood to prepare the area and blow the insulation to the appropriate level are the steps for blowin... More »

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