The standard roof vent design, one that we have in our Duraflo SquareTop 6050s, has been around in both metal and plastic for over 40 years—and not much has changed in that time
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Scenario A: You have a traditional turbine vent on a metal base.
Scenario B: You have a WeatherPro ProTurbo vent on a plastic Easy Level Base.
Canplas hasn’t always been in the roof ventilation market, but before we were, most vents in the market were made of metal.
The next time you’re sitting beside the wing on an airplane, take a look out your window as you take off. You’ll notice condensation or rain being pulled up and over the surface by the air above it, almost like a vacuum.
Sometimes less is more, which is why we wouldn’t recommend putting 11 roof vents on the roof of a single gable-style home.
So how do you know how to get the perfect number of vents to have your home breathing right?
Ridge vent, tall vent, turbo vent, small vent—with so many vent choices out there, it’s hard to know which ones to choose. At Canplas, we recommend selecting only one type of vent for your rooftop.
Home design is changing and so are the ways in which we need to choose our ventilation. Here are a few steps to make sure you’re choosing the right ventilation for your home.
When is the last time you threw a baseball at one of your roof vents?
We do it all the time.
This is how we learned that when you throw a baseball at your average metal vent, it will most likely become bent out of shape. We also learned that more durable plastic vents won’t bend or break — as demonstrated in the video below.
Ventilating your roof helps regulate the temperature and moisture levels of your attic, allowing you to save energy and prevent damage. So, it’s important to consider which components you will need to get stagnant air moving.
The standard roof vent design, one that we have in our Duraflo SquareTop 6050s, has been around in both metal and plastic for over 40 years – and not much has changed in that time..
The idea is simple: airflow streams out of the attic through the bottom of the vent, getting rid of stale, old air from your home. Sometimes, however, these simple vents would also allow snow to fall straight into the attic.