Re: Exterior paint is blistering/cracking and peeling off in massive amounts!
Originally Posted by dfairfield
we were taking old redwood siding off a 1950's ranch style house a few years ago, and I noticed these little aluminum shapes littering the ground, picked some up, I read "Wedge Vent" pat. pending. I googled them, and found out they indeed were for remedial venting of existing siding with paint peeling problems. So, they make and sell them, but I can't tell you if they work other than to improve ventilation at the siding's laps. And let in lots of cold air, for sure!
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