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Whoops!

Forgive me, I assumed that in talking about roofs we were discussing roofs that adhere to the Interantional Building Code--not roofs that lacked vapor barriors. Regardless of climate, if a roof is...
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Talking Something Else

I know it is not exactly what you are looking for but you may consider products from Duradek or IB Roof Systems.
-Best
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Never seen that before!

I looked at the picture. Usually, the only roofs around here that incorporate a closed soffet are hipped. Where I live we use a much wider barge board along the rake down to the fascia. The soffet...
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Too much?

You can't really have too much venting. You probably don't need to run the power vent any longer (assuming that you have vents at the soffets) but it won't hurt anything if you allow it to run.
-Best
03-03-06, 06:02 PM
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Simple Fix

Flashing is the common (and only) practice that our company uses where fiber-cement siding intersects with the roofline. Roofers would have already installed end-wall flashing that should go up your...
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Disagree with Pgriz

Box vents with gable vents generally provide adequate airflow. It is an absolute myth that air below the level of the gable vent will not circulate. It does circulate, just not at the same rate it...
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Thumbs down Grace Vycor sucks!

I have used the product several times and it is garbage. In fact, I have a friend who was driven out of business when Grace refused to stand behind their Vycor product. It is not flexible enough and...
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Thumbs down Absolutely!

UV rays from the sun break down asphalt products very quickly. 3 months of exposure will make the felt (tar paper) brittle and it may break up/tear more during shingle installation. The good news is...
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