Attic Ventilation

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How to Troubleshoot and Replace an Attic Exhaust Fan

Good airflow improves energy efficiency.

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Attic Fan Installation

Slash your cooling bills in a few easy steps.

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Installing a Gable Vent Step by Step

A gable vent is an important part of the heating and cooling of your home. Without it, you could be wasting a lot of money.

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4 Attic Fan Options to Consider Now

Ventilate your home with one of these fans for your attic.

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Attic/Roof Ventilation - Installing a Ridge Vent

Considering a ridge vent? Here's why they're useful and how to install one.

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Powered Attic Fan Wiring Information

Here's what you need to know about wiring a power attic fan.

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Solar Attic Fan: Year-Round Solution?

They're a cost-effective way to moderate temperature.

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Understanding Attic Ventilation

Why would you want to let cold air into your attic? Find out here.

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Soffit Vents

Think your attic is properly ventilated? Not without soffit vents, it's not.

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How to Install a Solar Powered Gable Vent

Adding a solar-powered gable vent? Install it right.

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Continuous Soffit Vent vs Vented Soffit Panels

Go with the (right) flow when choosing.

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Choosing an Attic Exhaust Vent

Overwhelmed by attic ventilation options?

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How Power Sidewall Roof Ventilation Works

Roof ventilation is the answer to high heat in your attic.

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Breather Vents vs. Power Sidewall Roof Ventilation

Not sure how best to ventilate your roof? You are now.

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How a Whole House Fan Works

Don't lose your cool over the cost of climate control.

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Installing a Roof Vent

Managing moisture can prevent your beams from rotting.

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Preventing Frost Build-Up with Proper Attic Ventilation

Frost will eventually melt, which can cause moisture damage.

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How to Set Up Decorative Gable Vents for Your Home

Is your gable vent an eyesore? Install a decorative one.

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Cavity Wall Insulation: Pros and Cons

Most brick walls could benefit from some cavity insulation.

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Troubleshooting a Soffit Vent Exhaust

What to look for if your attic doesn't vent properly.

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The Advantages of Gable Vent Fans

Attics can get really hot so cool it with a gable vent fan.

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Installing Attic Ventilation

Confused about attic ventilation? Let's sort it all out.

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Choosing the Best Attic Fan for You

Looking for a way to cool your attic?

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Attic Turbine Ventilator Maintenance Basics

Have you checked on your turbine vent, lately?

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Ridge Vents for Proper Attic Ventilation

Wondering what type of attic exhaust vent to use?

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How to Install a Whole-House Fan

Ready to cut cooling costs? Install a whole-house fan.

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Vents for Removing Moisture from a Leaking Roof

Attic ventilation can prevent your roof from leaking.

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Tips for Preventing Attic Ventilation Problems

Make your attic more energy-efficient with good ventilation.

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Roof Leak Detection

Think all leaks are obvious? They're not.

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3 Tips on Wiring an Attic Fan

Don't let the installation process intimidate you.

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How to Repair Tears in Vent Covers

Vent covers in need of some TLC? Make them like new again.

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How to Install a Gable Vent Fan

Want to install your gable vent fan without a hitch?

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How to Reduce Whole House Fan Noise

Love the savings, but hate the racket?

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Installing a Gable Vent Fan: 3 Tips

You can install one in your attic.

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How an Attic Gable Fan Works

Tired of your stuffy attic costing a fortune to cool?

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Benefits of an Attic Gable Fan

How can a gable fan help you? Let's count the ways.

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How to Install Pull Down Attic Stairs

Finding it hard to reach the attic? Install some new stairs.

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How to Install a Turbine Chimney Cap

Wanna keep the air flowing and the critters out? Try a turbine chimney cap.

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How to Frame an Attic Door

Is your attic door a little off-center? Make it fit right.

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Build a Gable Louver Vent

Does your attic lack sufficient ventilation?

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How to Install Vinyl Gable Vents

Adding ventilation to improve air circulation of the attic.

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How to Replace a Whole House Fan Motor

Whole house fans are great-until the motor dies! Replace it like so.

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Keep Birds and Pests Out of Your Attic Vent

Ventilation is essential. Don't let it come at a high price.

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How to Replace an Attic Fan Thermostat

Thermostat on the fritz? Here's how to get it working.

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How Many Soffit Vents Are Necessary?

How many soffit vents to buy? Here's how to figure that out.