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How wide is ridge cap for metal roof?

3” wide

How much does ridge cap cost?

Exact rates depend on the type, size, and number of units you choose to install. Ridge vents cost $2 to $3 per linear foot. Roof vents come in a variety of styles and range from $10 to $500 each.

Are ridge vents worth it?

The majority of roofing experts agree that ridge vents are the most effective and cost-effective roof vents available. … Gable vents may circulate air through only a small percentage of your attic. Static, roof-line, vents are effective for ventilation but generally aren’t recommended due to issues with leaks.

Can you use an attic fan with a ridge vent?

Combining an attic power vent fan with a ridge vent is usually not recommended because: It could reverse the natural flow of hot air out the ridge vent. If air is drawn in through the ridge vent while it’s raining, it might pull rainwater in with it, which could lead to leaking or mold in the attic.

Do I need soffit vents with ridge vent?

“If there is not a proper soffit or other intake, then the ridge vent won’t function,” Seeyou writes. … The combination of a ridge vent along with continuous soffit vents gives you a flow through of air similar to the way a chimney works. Even without soffit vents, a ridge vent is much more effective than gable vents.”

How many soffit vents do I need with a ridge vent?

The general rule of thumb on the amount of total attic vent space needed is to have at least one square foot of vent space for every 150 square feet of attic area.