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Old 07-26-2012, 10:09 AM   #1
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Cupola for venting attic

Any reason a cupola properly sized would not serve as adequate ventilation on a hip roof? Roof is square and come to a peak like a pyramid and there would be adequate soffit vents. thanks


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Old 07-27-2012, 06:08 PM   #2
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Cupola for venting attic

You could just install a few roof vents close to the peak but, if you really wanted to build one of those i dont see why it wouldnt work, it would do its purpose for sure, just extra unneeded work if your needs was just ventilation

edit: that one cupola probably isnt enough ventilation by the way, i would go with 3-4 roof vents spread out
if you didnt want to install more soffit vents (thats if u didnt have many) a simple way to help that out is just install couple more vents


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Old 07-29-2012, 12:37 AM   #3
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On your full hip (4 square) roof a cupola would be perfect, just size it correctly, as you said.

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