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Old 07-01-2012, 12:17 AM   #1
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Soffit Vents? New Siding Project


I am in the process of installing new vinyl siding. My existing soffit is wood with cut in vents every 6 feet or so. They are covered with metal vent covers that insect screens on the back side.

The question I have is should the vent covers be taken off prior to placing vented soffit under them?

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Old 07-01-2012, 08:08 AM   #2
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I would recommend pulling entire old soffit down for for maximum ventilation in the new soffit when put back up.

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Agreed, that would give you way more venting and once the vinyl goes up the old wood that's up there will be useless.
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Thanks guys.
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