What is a gable vent?

Answer Gable vents are a ventilation system for homes.They are slatted, or louvered, fitting with screened backs that are installed in attics to cool the enclosed space.The louvers help with air circulati... Read More »

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How to Install an Electric Gable Vent?

Gable vents provide circulation in the attic to keep a home cooler and to prevent moisture from building up in the attic from humid conditions. Traditional passive air gable vents are not always ef... Read More »

How to Replace an Attic Gable Vent?

Attic ventilation is an important part of maintaining your roof and keeping your attic dry. When storms, animals or other outside forces damage your existing attic vents, or it's just time for a ne... Read More »

What does it cost to replace a gable vent?

Gable vents help improve circulation in attics. They also serve decorative purposes. Replacing a gable vent will cost around $45 (as of 2010) if you do it yourself and $185 if you have a carpenter ... Read More »

Direct Vent Vs. Power Vent Water Heaters?

A power vent heater uses a blower fan for exhaust gases whereas a direct vent has a natural draft exhaust. A direct vent heater draws combustion air from the outside while a power vent pulls air f... Read More »