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  1. Roofing/Siding
    I have a 100 year old house in central Indiana. It's below average shape, I think was flipped at least once or spottily repaired here and there. The roof was redone some time ago, although the seller had no info on when or by whom, my guess they did it themselves. The house is a small, 1.5...
  2. Roofing/Siding
    I live in one of those houses where the second story is totally contained within the roof. Attached is a rough cross-section - attic space in grey, proposed rafter baffles (to keep top attic insulation from blocking the diagonal passageway connecting upper and lower attics) in red. The upper...
  3. HVAC
    Dear all, I am installing a range hood and trying to vent it out (the old one pushes the air back into the room!) On the other side of the kitchen is the water heater that already has a vent going up the roof. Can I just connect the range hood pipe into the already-there pipe of the water...
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  5. Roofing/Siding
    We have a metal roof-over on a mobile home that was raised 18" on back side slopingdown to the front and has vented sofit all the way around on 3 sides. The man did not put the plumbing pipe vents through the roof He said because it was open all around the bottom we wouldn't need them and the...
  6. Building & Construction
    I am having a new roof installed(09/23/09) with a ridge vent. I was origionally told that I needed soffit vents for the correct ventilation but I have no soffits. They were to install drip edge vents somehow behind the gutter. It is a gable style roof. Now they are saying that vertical gable...
  7. Roofing/Siding
    I recently re did my roof from light beige to grey shingles. two existing turbine vents were removed for aesthetics and a 15 ft ridge vent was placed at the top of my HIP roof. I live in Tulsa and immediately found that the up stairs A/C was not able to cool below 75 w/outside temp 103. The...
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