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    Soffit vent size?

    From what I understand part of the reason for soffit vents is to lessen contact between the insulation and the underside of the roof, is this correct? Also I plan on air sealing before adding insulation. Part of the reason I'd like to vent the soffits rather than the shingle vent is I'd like to...
  2. M

    Soffit vent size?

    We recently purchased a home in the upper Midwest and I'd like to add insulation to the attic space. Currently there are 2 gable vents and a few slant back vents on the roof. I've read that it's recommended to add chutes between the rafters before adding insulation but I can't seem to find how...