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Thanks Bud. I will be able to maintain a...

Thanks Bud.

I will be able to maintain a slight down slope to the vent. The master bath has a raised tray type ceiling. This what the top looks like in the attic. A box I guess you could say. ...
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I didn't seem to notice a concentration of frost...

I didn't seem to notice a concentration of frost in any particular area. All of the nails were covered and the sheathing was frosted in no particular pattern.

I understand what you are saying...
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I was not aware of the latency issue. Yes, there...

I was not aware of the latency issue. Yes, there were a few times in December that I noticed moisture on the windows. That's when I turned it down. I was not sure if it was that or the fact we had...
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It is faced insulation. Nothing between it and...

It is faced insulation. Nothing between it and the ceiling drywall. I would say it's about a foot or so ? You can see how thick the bats are in this photo by that one piece on top.

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No I have not. We do have a whole house...

No I have not. We do have a whole house humidifier. It's manual and I think failing to turn it down when the outside temps get so low has been an issue. That's our fault. I did turn it down...
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I was wondering if I have this type of ridge vent...

I was wondering if I have this type of ridge vent :

The Ridgevent Installation Video - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RznWlWnQFGw)

It's kind of what it looks like. I think I would be...
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Does this look like a Cobra vent I have ? Just...

Does this look like a Cobra vent I have ? Just the filter stuff with shingle caps on top ? Not much of a gap and seems to get plugged easy. I was looking into possible costs to have it replaced. ...
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Here are pics I took today. My vent seems to be...

Here are pics I took today. My vent seems to be very flat and non effective seeing as it looks to be filled with snow. Now the two house across the street seem to have what looks like a more...
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That's why I was leaning toward replacing my...

That's why I was leaning toward replacing my ridge vent with the better kind, air sealing, moving bath vent and verifying soffit vents for obstruction. I am going to be watching the new thread on...
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Thanks Bud, I will be watching this thread !

Thanks Bud,

I will be watching this thread !
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I too on a few places in my reading over the past...

I too on a few places in my reading over the past few days saw that the two should not be combined. Think they said it could make the ridge vent an intake at times as well. I am all for the set up...
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Thank I will look at the PDF now. Those pictures...

Thank I will look at the PDF now. Those pictures I used of the exterior were from Years ago and during the warm season. If I took them now it would be all white :)
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I will try to get better pictures soon of the...

I will try to get better pictures soon of the ridge vent outside soon. When I did the smoke test yes the attic access was open, yet the smoke just kind of sat there. The front of the house faces...
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First, thank you VERY much for the information. ...

First, thank you VERY much for the information. I would like to hear more about how the gable vents and ridge vents can be done together. I did the smoke test on a cold day but the wind was...
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Posted By madmattz

Lot of frost in attic

I have a 2007 built home. I by chance went into the attic recently and was shocked by the amount of frost on all the roof decking and all the nails looked like snow cones. Of course as this melts...
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