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        I have a low sloping pitched roofed on my house. I want to add a ridge vent which would add to the curb appeal. I was thinking of constructing a full roof length (50') small (20" high)venting cupola. Has anyone seen such a structure and are there any downsides? Many thanks!
         
        Posts: 1 | Registered: Feb 18, 2013Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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        I can not imagine that adding to curb appeal.
        A simple ridge vent would look a whole lot better.


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        Posts: 18004 | Location: Hartfield VA | Registered: Jan 31, 2004Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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        Agreed. A shallow pitch roof would look strange with any type of ridge vent that draws attention to it. Just go with a good plastic ridge vent that has matching shingles on top - it will almost disappear. not to mention being lots easier to install and cost much less.


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        Posts: 10153 | Location: Knoxville, Tennessee | Registered: Sep 27, 2003Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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        Useing double gable louver vents in a low slope roof. Because there is only a small rise in the attic, using two vents on opposite sides of the gable encourages proper air circulation. A louver vent installs at the very top of each gable and looks like a small setout in the siding.
         
        Posts: 16 | Location: NY | Registered: Mar 16, 2013Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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        well I don't have much knowledge on this specific issue but I;m trying to understand this from your discussion.
         
        Posts: 2 | Location: Shelton,CT | Registered: May 08, 2013Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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