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peterdhealey

01:50PM | 12/11/02
Member Since: 12/10/02
1 lifetime posts
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I was wondering if you could answer a few questions for me about the Cobra Ridge Vent or direct me to someone that could. I had my roof replaced last fall, after checking on a leak in my attic I noticed that my ridge vent was closed up to about 1/2 inch to 1/4. My questions are:
1. How much ventalation do I need. My measurments are; I measured one half of my attic space it measures 13 feet by 15 feet by 6 feet. That is 13 feet across my attic floor, 15 feet down from my center line to my soffit board (measured down the rafter), and 6 feet from my attic floor to my ridge. My house is a 26 foot by 44 foot Ranch. How much attic space do I have to vent. That 13x15x6 measurment is only one half of my attic space. I have soffit venting with the rafter foam inserts. Those were not removed.
2. How much space is my Cobra ridge Vent venting. The vent measures 40 feet long by 3/4 of inch wide.
3. How would the Cobra Ridge Vent need to be installed to correctly vent my house.
Thanks for all the help, and have a good holiday season.
Peter Healey
E-MAIL - bigcat@cyberwc.net
Phone - 207-324-9775

Chgoscott

05:18PM | 12/11/02
Member Since: 11/25/02
11 lifetime posts
For the Cobra ridge vent,the roof sheating is cut back 1-1/2" to 2" each side of the ridge.
The ridge vent is laid down and your ridge cap goes on top.Luck
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