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  1. Roofing/Siding
    Roofing my new shed, my last run of shingles is too short for ridge vent to cover and if I put another run of shingles, the nail line is in the vented opening for the roof. They don't make a wider ridge vent to cover what I have. Not sure how to run another row without loosing integrity of...
  2. Roofing/Siding
    Hi, Would it be pointless to instal ridge vents when there are no soffits (or anyplace to put any type of eve vents whatsoever) for intake air? Also, as a second question (stupid as it may be to the pro's here) Could anybody tell me if you can lay shingles Right-to-Left? (laminated). I keep...
  3. Roofing/Siding
    Does anyone have any advice on best ridge vent to use that is BAT PROOF? Contractor wants to use a plastic product called SmartRidge II by DCI Products. I have read that plastic will buckle and gaps can occur in the heat. Any advice appreciated!
  4. Roofing/Siding
    I've installed ridge vents (ridgevent II) and am preparing to cap them with asphalt shingles. As we all know, Phoenix AZ is hot... These vents were installed hot, with no space between them. In the am, at about 60 degrees, they are about 3/8 to 1/2 inch apart. I am not a physics major, nor...
  5. Roofing/Siding
    I've learned a lot over the last few years about roofing, unfortunately becausse I got burnt. What the 'last' contractor said, you should have had a roof ridge vent installed (explained what that was), but in my little blonde head thought, "shouldn't I have something at the bottom (vents) to...
  6. Roofing/Siding
    I am confused about venting. I’m getting quotes to remove and replace the shingles on our house, about 16 years old. There are existing soffit vents. It looks like continuous vents in all the soffits - in the attic I can see light around the whole perimeter. One contractor suggested ridge...
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