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Old 10-31-2010, 04:31 PM   #1
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Lack of ventilation


Our daughter and son-in-law have a house that is about 40 years old. The roof has good vents plus a whirley bird vent, however, the area inside the soffits (between the walls and the roof) have been boarded up. I think that this was an oversight when they built the place. Anyway, the soffits are vented but we don't think the air circulation can enter the attic. Any suggestions for creating proper air flow? My son in law tried to access the boarded up area from the attic but it is too tight to get to.
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Old 10-31-2010, 06:17 PM   #2
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Our daughter and son-in-law have a house that is about 40 years old. The roof has good vents plus a whirley bird vent, however, the area inside the soffits (between the walls and the roof) have been boarded up. I think that this was an oversight when they built the place. Anyway, the soffits are vented but we don't think the air circulation can enter the attic. Any suggestions for creating proper air flow? My son in law tried to access the boarded up area from the attic but it is too tight to get to.
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If I understand your predicement correctly,Cutting wide slots(as wide as possible) as close to the top of the boards as possible should do the trick.

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