Improve Attic Ventilation: Introduction

A well-ventilated attic makes for a healthier house. Here's how to keep the air moving.

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Air compressor
  • Air hose
  • Cordless drill
  • Circular saw
  • Dust mask
  • Hearing protection
  • Jigsaw
  • Safety glasses

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • Ridge vents
  • Roof vents
  • Expanding foam
  • Air chutes
  • Roofing cement
  • Roofing nails
  • Shingles