Air Vent Article


By Paul Scelsi, Originally published in Roofing Contractor Magazine, January 2023.


Looks can certainly be deceiving. On the outside of the house, JR Lynch, managing partner of Fortress Exteriors in Fishers, Ind., could see fully vented soffit while preparing an estimate for a new roof. But upon further inspection, underneath that fully vented soffit was 100% solid wood preventing any ventilation through the attic.

In our podcast interview with Lynch, he explained the fate of the roof that day and his process for confirming if proper intake airflow really exists beyond an initial visual check.

(Open the PDF link below to continue reading the full article)


PDF Read the full article - “What's Really Underneath the Vented Soffit Panels?”


Related Resources:

Podcast Podcast: Airing it Out with Air Vent, Episode 29: What’s Really Underneath the Vented Soffit Panels?

Additional Resources:

PDF Read the article - “Check the Intake Ventilation”


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