I have 1966 rasied ranch, only 2 vents at the gable ends. Should in vent the soffits.?
If I do have to vent the soffit should the full lenght of the house be done. Thank u.
Asked By: Alejandro - 10/22/2012
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since 1966,we have come a long way baby in knowledge. #1 There used to be only a 12x12 or 8x8 vent at each end. As insulation lays on the ceiling that keeps the room warm. You heard of moisture barriers, right? That is the sheet of plastic that goes on the 2x4 outside walls overtop of the insulated walls... More
Answered By: Breath of Death - 10/22/2012
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Yes you should vent the soffits too. Look into ridge vent as well.
Answered By: Grizzly Man - 10/22/2012
Check in the attic, if you find mold or mildew then yes you need more ventilation. If it is dry then you don't need to do anything.
Answered By: Tex - 10/22/2012
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