Soffit Vents for Attic Ventilation
Soffit vents are likely the most important type of venting as they are used in conjunction with almost all other types of vents. The word soffit refers to the finished under side of the eaves. (see illustration below #1) Vents installed in the soffits allow air into the bottom part of the attic. While soffit vents can be used for both intake and exhaust of air they are most effective when combined with other types of vents that allow air out of the top of the attic.
Soffit vents come in two main design types:
Soffit vents are not difficult to install and may only take a few hours depending upon the level of experience the installer has.
Roof vents can work well with most roof types or designs.
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