ROOF vent ...need quick answer


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Old 04-24-21, 08:26 AM
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ROOF vent ...need quick answer

Installing roof vent this afternoon.
Which do you think is better, roofing nails or screws. Roof nails are flat, but screws will hold better but are meant for countersink.
 
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Old 04-24-21, 08:53 AM
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Roofing nails are typical.
 
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Old 04-26-21, 04:06 AM
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Nails it is.
It's taking for ever to do this bath remodel, but slowly but surely.
So I finally installed the roof vent. Big job out of the way. Just need to wire up and install the fan itself.

Next major job is installing the shower pan. That will be a big hassle. Will require 3 to 4 people to install but only 2 people can fit the space allotted. I'll need a shoehorn to fit that sucker in.







 
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Old 04-26-21, 06:31 AM
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Did you slide the upper half of the flange under the top row of shingles? Hard to see with all the roof goop there.
 
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Old 04-27-21, 03:31 PM
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So I got the fan in and it works. However I had to cut the hole several times over and as a result I now need to add 1" wall board strips to the flange. Kind of hoaky, but you'll never see it. The cover misses the sides by about a 1/4". They told me a 10 7/8" hole was needed. I cut that exact! But what they did not not say is that the flange of the fan must fit under or attic side of the ceiling wallboard. So that 10 7/8" hole might fit the fan body but not the flanges. Maybe I mis-read the directions wrong but I can't see how a 10 7/8 hole is going to fit a 12 square flanged fan. Especially after the bracket is fitted between the rafters.
Anyways I fitted 1" wallboard strips to the flange and tomorrow I'll tape and mud the seams and sand it smooth.
Nothing goes as smooth as it's suppose to.
 
 

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