08:28AM | 09/05/07
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HELP! I had to replace a rotting gable vent. The replacement is a half moon consisting of a rectangular functional vent with a half round molding attached. The problem with the new one is the molding is not long enough on each side and leaves a gap on each side of the exterior walls. Should I try to "patch" the compressed wood "siding" or try to get molding and extend the molding to obscure the gaps? If I can fill in the gaps about 2 1/2 X 2" each, what product do I use? Please help. As a woman this is not my field of expertise. Thank you for your input.

Vickie Davenport
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