old ridge vent opening

Guest User
11/20/2011
How do you keep bats and lady bugs out of your attic when you leave the old ridge vent opening open, then installing metal over the old roof. The cap lets in daylight when viewed from the attic:
Todd Miller
Isaiah Industries, Inc.
11/20/2011
The ridge vent should include either a filter or some sort of mesh or pierced holes to help prevent such things from getting in.
Eric Novotny
An informed customer is the Best Customer!
11/20/2011
http://www.crssupply.com/admin/uploads/gaf-cobra-exhaust-vent.jpg +1 Mesh or screening.

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