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Old 04-11-2012, 10:16 AM   #1
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Ridge vents and wind turbines

I'm getting ready to install a new roog on my house which currently has both ridge vents and 3 wind turbiens on the roof. The roofer suggested that I not reinstall the wind turbines because they are working against the ridge vents. He only wants to extend the ridge vent system and not reinstall the 3 turbines. Is this the best way to go or should I do both the ridge vents and the 3 new turbines?

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I would agree with your roofer

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He is correct is that they are working incorrectly.

Just make sure you have enough and proper soffits at the eaves and you should be right on track.
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