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Are ridge vents effective? Is ridge vent coupled with an attic fan an efficient way to cool the attic?

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified May 01, 2013 01:08 AM
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I have metal roof with rdge vent that was sealed becasue blwing rains entered underneath and water cam through ceiling. We are thinking about installing a much wider ridge vent so rain wont come in. Is ridge vent coupled with attic fan effiecient for cooling the attic? Do I need ventilated ridge vent if I have attic fan?




 

 

I have metal roof with rdge vent that was sealed becasue blwing rains entered underneath and water cam through ceiling. We are thinking about installing a much wider ridge vent so rain wont come in. Is ridge vent coupled with attic fan effiecient for cooling the attic? Do I need ventilated ridge vent if I have attic fan?

Let's take this one step at a time.

No matter what type of venting you have, water can get past it if conditions are right. You probably do not need a...


 

 

 
 
 

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