A simple, effective solution for venting behind wood, hardboard & fiber cement siding.Venting behind your siding is just as necessary and valuable as venting your attic. Trapped moisture from driving rain or condensation can cause major problems. Paint peels off, exterior sheathing gets wet, siding can warp and your house wrap becomes saturated. SV-3 & SV-5 solves these problems with a minimum amount of work and expense.
• Helps to prevent paint from peeling.
• SV-3 = 5 Sq. In. NFVA per lineal foot.
• 7/16" x 3" x 4' cross section.
• SV-5 = 8.5 Sq. In. NFVA per lineal foot.
• 3/4" x 3" x 4' cross section.
• Prevents moisture from being trapped behind the siding.
• Made from heat resistant polypropylene.
• Power nailable
For PDF of SV-3 Siding Vent with STURDI-STRIPS Detail Drawing Click Here.
For PDF of SV-5 Siding Vent Detail Drawing Click Here.
For PDF of Gable End Rain Screen Detail Drawing Click Here.
For PDF Detail Using Siding Vents Around Wood Windows Click Here.
For PDF Detail Using Siding Vents Around Vinyl Windows Click Here
To Download DWG Siding Vents CAD Files Click Here.
Click here for our complete list of Technical Drawings.
Click here for the Siding Vents brochure.
Oregon Residiential Specialty Code R703.1 requiring furring strips with siding.
Product Packaging and Shipping Information (SV-3)
Product Packaging and Shipping Information (SV-5)
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"The biggest disasters I’ve seen on jobs have all been moisture related - it's an epidemic." -- Chicago-area remodeler Chris Donatelli, Donatelli Builders.