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 » Home & Garden Heating & Cooling

Installing a ridge vent requires removal of the cap shingles, cutting a slot at the roof ridge, removing the sheeting from the slot and installing the metal ridge vent. For the ridge vent to work correctly, the home must... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance

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 » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Building Materials

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 » Home & Garden Heating & Cooling

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 » Home & Garden Heating & Cooling

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 » Home & Garden Heating & Cooling

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 » Home & Garden Heating & Cooling