Which Soffit Vents are best?

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Old 07-22-07, 06:13 PM
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Which Soffit Vents are best?

I just purchased a home built in 1974 and it has NO soffit vents. It has been sided w/ vinyl siding and the soffits are vinyl covered. What is best to use: ectangular soffit vents, circular ??? Also, should I just cut through the vinyl and plywood to create the hole for the vent?



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Old 07-22-07, 07:19 PM
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Are the original soffits plywood? One way to go is to determine the number and size you need to match the ridge or other higher venting, cut holes in the plywood that correspond, and replace that particular piece of vinyl soffiting with a piece of color matched perforated soffiting. No need for externally mounted vents if you do it that way.
 
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Old 07-22-07, 07:25 PM
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RE: Chandler

But to get the existing soffit vinyl off, I would need to remove either the gutter or J-Channel, correct???
 
 

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