Gable vents are attractive vents installed on the exterior wall of your attic in order to promote air circulation during hot and cold weather months. Gable vents differ from other vents systems in that they are meant to be seen. They are often in visible locations on the side of a house and add an architectural element to an otherwise invisible opening. These types of vents come in a variety of styles and add an interesting accent to the home. They are usually located at the peak of the side of the home where to roof lines meet. They come in the following styles
They come made in a variety of materials like wood or vinyl which are often painted to the accent color of your home. While gable vents are attractive they are one of the least efficient tools in combating poor attic air flow. They are best used as part of an combination system with soffit intake vents and ridge vents.
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