Soffit Vents: These vents are installed in the soffit (the enclosed portion under the roof overhang) and permit air to flow up under the roof and into the attic. They range in style from 6-inch round stainless steel vent covers that are placed in the soffit between each rafter to continuous vents that run the entire length of the soffit.
Our Universal Vent is a low profile off ridge roof vent designed for sloped roofs and can be used as an air exhaust or intake vent. Our UL certified Universal Vent withstands wind pressure speeds up to 200 mph! Its low profile design looks great on shingled roofs as well as parapet walls.
Here are some of the myths and the facts you need to know about attic ventilation. 1. More Attic Ventilation is Good. Just like properly sizing your furnace and air conditioning unit, you want precisely the right amount of attic ventilation for your home. Insufficient ventilation can lead to moisture problems during the winter and decreased energy efficiency during the summer but too much ventilation can be just as bad, if not worse.
While hardly anybody agrees on the best roof ventilation system, everybody agrees some roof vents do hardly any good at all. Take, for example, ridge vents. The majority of roofing experts agree that ridge vents are the most effective and cost-effective roof vents available.
Attic ventilation is important to your home for a number of reasons. For starters, it makes for a cooler attic in the summer time, keeping your home cooler and in turn cutting your air conditioning costs. In the winter attic ventilation drastically reduces moisture and heat buildup in the attic ...