How Do You Install Vents On A Metal Roof?
Installing some type of ventilation mechanism on a metal roof is not a lot different from the addition of vents to any type of roof. However, there are a few simple tips that will help make the process a little easier, and also ensure that the vents are placed to allow the maximum benefit. Determine the type of vents you wish to install. This may include the round “whirlybird” types that are placed around the roof to allow hot air to escape from the rafters area, or simple slatted vents that are installed in the “A” area of the roof ridge. Deciding which type of vents are best for the situation will make it possible to make use of any of the several designs of prefabricated vents currently available. Prepare the roof area. This will involve determining the placement of the vents. Various size vents will come with recommendations regarding spacing and placement based on the size of the vents and the expanse of the roof. Use a marker or a chalk line to mark the spot on the roof surface w