Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > Home Improvement > Roofing/Siding

CLICK HERE AND JOIN OUR COMMUNITY TODAY...IT'S FREE!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 08-13-2012, 01:40 PM   #1
Member
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Tacoma, WA
Posts: 279
Share |
Default

Convert To Ridge Vent?


Here is the deal, my house has 4 gable vents, 3 of which are on a portion of the house from the 40's with no soffit vents. The other is on an addition from the 90s.

So my venting goes 700sq ft has (3) gable end vents and 6 of what I call the "pot vents" just those stndard vents. Then I have a 300sq ft section that has soffit venting, (1) gable vent and (4) of those "pot vents".


My thought is to lose the gable vent and the pot vents on the 300sq ft addition, and just install a ridge vent, and then on the 700 sq ft place, since I have ZERO soffit vent keep the gable vents, lose the "pot vents" and and then get a ridge vent.

What do you guys think of this?? My plan was to get a new roof this year, but I am doing some temp work to last me through the winter so I can save a little more money and get a better quality roof.

I live in a small house in an ok area so I am not looking to go crazy but I want it to be nice, hoping it will improve resale value.

cbzdel is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Is it common for roofers to NOT slice underlayment on a ridge vent before installing? jcarlan Roofing/Siding 29 01-05-2012 03:26 PM
Repairing ridge vent Jimbo65 Roofing/Siding 11 12-22-2011 06:48 AM
Ridge vent shingling..How to do it properly? J S Machine Roofing/Siding 5 01-18-2011 11:58 AM
Ridge vent on 2:12 slope cathedral roof DaveM75 Roofing/Siding 4 08-19-2010 11:06 AM
Attic Ventilation Question handy man88 Roofing/Siding 10 02-12-2010 10:50 PM




Top of Page | View New Posts

Copyright © 2003-2014 Escalate Media. All Rights Reserved.