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For roofers: how to fix ridge vent?

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Posted by: from Markham
11/1/2016 at 2:46:02 PM

My roofer will be fixing the ridge vent he installed. Slots he cut are too wide .(installation manual calls for 3/4" on each side only).

He is talking about replacing/adding 3" plywood strip only. Is this acceptable? If not, how this should be fixed?

Thank you very much.

For roofers: how to fix ridge vent?
For roofers: how to fix ridge vent?
For roofers: how to fix ridge vent?
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Robert from Titanium Roofing in London
Date/Time11/2/2016 at 2:24:26 PM

We would recommend replacing the entire sheet of plywood but you can use 3" strips but it may not be as secure.I hope this answer helps.

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Date/Time11/2/2016 at 11:01:10 PM

I agree with Robert, Sheeting looks damaged, Replace Sheeting H-Clip for strength, 3" will work but not professional quality. :)

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