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Old 02-15-2007, 12:41 PM   #1
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Do I have to paint?


Hi,
I am adding soffit vents. I cut openings. Could anybody tell me if it is a good idea to paint inside as far as I can reach to prevent wood from rotting as there will be now access for air?

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No need to paint the inside. maybe the cut edges but that isn't even done. No water should get in there. On the other hand, it wouldn't hurt anything either.

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If it will not be exposed to moisture, then don't spend time painting. Although painting won't hurt it, you probably have better things to do
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