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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Roof baffles are a type of ventilation method installed in attics. The baffles create airflow to allow the attic to breathe properly and keep moisture and heat from causing mold or wood rot problems. More »

Attic fans work by pulling heated air out of the attic, allowing it to be replaced by cooler outdoor air through the soffit and gable vents. Their effectiveness depends on exterior air temperatures, humidity and whether ... More »

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Types of attic vents include gable vents, ridge line vents, soffit vents and turbine vents. Some vents, such as turbines, are powered by the wind, while others use attic fans to improve air flow. Solar attic fans, mounte... 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 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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Ridge vents installed without baffles permit the wind and elements to come right through the vent. As air comes in, pressure can build in the attic, keeping moisture and air trapped in there. The humidity that gathers in... More »

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