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Tips On How To Install Your Gable Vent Yourself!

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Sufficient ventilation in your roof is vital to maintain your home in good structural condition and a healthy environment to the people who occupy the home. Gable vents from Austech External Building products will help ventilate your roof space, removing heat in summer and moisture in winter.Gable Vents from Austech come in a range of attractive shapes and designs, all fully screened for complete insect protection.

Installing a Gable Vent

To install a Gable Vent, start on the bottom edge, gently remove Lock-on cover. Trace the outside of the vent base and then another line 2 inches inside the first line. Cut a hole in the wall along the inside line. Position the vent on the wall and nail it into position using the pre-drilled holes. Snap Lock-on cover into place over the vent base. Installation is now complete.

Safety Tips

Installing a Gable Vent is best to work with a quality air mask, wear eye protection and gloves as your attic space may contain loose fiberglass insulation. It is also recommended that you wear a long sleeved shirt and long pants.

Items You Will Need;

Gable Vent, measuring tape, pencil, circular saw, drill, screwdriver, level, calking gun, screws, utility knife and a ladder.

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