Installation

When properly installed, ProfileVent equipment ensures efficient performance of roof ventilation. The instructions for correct installation are given below.

Standard Installation Instructions
1
Allow a 2” opening at Ridge for ventilation. ProfileVent is rolled out along the ridge, gable to gable. Install ProfileVent about 1/2” to 1” up-slope from the edge of the ridge cap. The positioning adhensive on most profiles with hold ProfileVent in position for easy installation.
2
ProfileVent can be cut with scissors or utility knife. When splicing ProfileVent, make the splice at the center top of the high rib and use caulk or sealant along the solice (see inset).
3
Screw through ridge cap and top of each anchor clip. Blind Rivets can be used to anchor the ridge cap when using architectual or standing steam panels.
4
New or Re-Roof on Purlin or Wood Deck Construction: Use a 2” opening at the ridge to provide ventilation. On new or re-roof wood deck construction, cut a 2” slot at the ridge (1” each side, start cut 6” from gable ends). On purlin construction position panels to leave a 2” opening.

RidgeCap Anchor Cap Installation

  1. Install your metal roofing panel according to manufacturer’s instructions. Apply mastic above and below pre-drilled holes in the clip. Before installing ProfileVent, insert #14A screw through the large down-slope access hole in top of the Ridge Cap Anchor Clip
  2. Lift the back end of clip. Slip ProfileVent under the clip. Push clip back down and insert another #14A screw in the up-slope hole.
  3. Screw through rige cap and top of each anchor clip. Pop Rivets can be used to anchor the ridge cap when using architectural or standing seam panels.

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