26 Sep '11, 5pm

venting the soffit of an exterior non-roof awning #green

venting the soffit of an exterior non-roof awning #green

Sam, venting roof systems lowers the roof temperature and clears out moisture. Venting a porch something like you describe is not called for by code if I understand your post. Would it help the roofing last longer? A roof shingle manufacturer may know. Low on my list. For low slope roofs here in NY, I like to completely cover my sheathing with ice and water shield or use 30 pound tar paper half lapped instead of a 2" lap. Comes down to budget and type of roof/building/shed or whatever.

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