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Gable Vents

We Manufacture Custom And Standard Size Aluminum Gable Vents.

Copper Tone Gable Vents
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Hinged Gable Vents
Hinged Gable Vents
Understanding Attic Ventilation

Attic ventilation serves two primary purposes: removing attic heat during hot weather and removing attic moisture during cold weather.

Attic ventilation is achieved through a proper balance of intake vents (soffit vents) and exhaust vents (gable vents). A balanced configuration of soffit vents and gable vents, sometimes called gable vent covers or attic vent covers, work together as a system to allow air to move freely through the attic. Outside air is drawn into the attic through the intake vents forcing the warm moist air out through the gable vents.

Why does this matter?

Because proper attic ventilation will help protect your home year round and promote a healthy roof.

During the summer months heat build up in the attic can create undesirable conditions. Reducing the excess attic heat will mitigate these circumstances.

  • Attic heat radiates down into the living space. Removing the heat before it can transfer to the residence will make the house more comfortable and will reduce cooling costs.
  • Excessive attic heat can cause early deterioration of asphalt shingles. Some roofing manufacturers have specified minimum ventilation requirements to satisfy the warranties of the roofing materials.                                                                                             
During the winter months moisture buildup in the attic can be problematic. Water vapor rises from the living space into the attic and then condenses. Adequate ventilation is crucial for moisture removal.
  • Condensation in the attic can cause mold, mildew and structural damage.  
  • Inadequate attic ventilation can promote the formation of ice dams.

Attic Vent Calculation: The Uniform Building Code specifies the net free ventilation area required for attics. Some jurisdictions may have more stringent codes in place. Be sure to check with your local building officials to determine your requirements. 

UBC Attic Ventillation

Once the required Net Free Area has been calculated use our NFA Chart (Net Free Area) to determine the correct quantity and size gable vents for your attic.  

Our products are manufactured from high quality aluminum sheet.
The raw material (aluminum sheet) is pre-finished with a 100% maintenance free baked enamel at the aluminum manufacturer. The result is a very durable material which Never needs repainting. We also offer a mill finish (unpainted).

Additional benefits to installing metal gable vents:
  •  Increased air flow verses wood or vinyl gable vents.
  • Woodpeckers DO NOT LIKE THEM!

All of our products have insect screens on the back.

What we offer!

We offer over 25,000 different combinations of aluminum gable vents (shape, size, color and mounting flange options) that can be ordered directly from our website. Simply visit our products page, make your selections and your gable vent order will usually be manufactured and on it's way within 4 business days.

That's not all!

In addition to our stock gable vents we have solutions for special/unique or unusual applications. For large orders or small orders, we are problem solvers and can get you any attic vent needed. If you need a size you do not see feel free to call us at your conveniance.
Toll Free: (855) 468-8368    Mon-Fri  8am-5pm  Mountain Time 
  • Squirrel & Raccoon problemsWe offer a pest resistant gable vent design. Our "Pest Vents" are made with a heavier grade aluminum and come with a stronger wire mesh on the back.  
    Wind Driven Rain and Snow - We have a louver designed for use in areas prone to wind driven rain and snow. All of our products can be manufactured with our "Rain Louvers".  Our Rain Louvers have been used in hurricanes with great reviews
  • Brick Extensions - We can install extensions on the back of any gable vent to bring the face out flush with brick/rock.
  • Special shapes/cut-outs/sizes - We can manufacture custom gable vent units to fit in any tight or odd shaped area or with cut-outs to accommodate chimneys, beams etc.
  • Custom Aluminum Gable Vents - We can customize any size vent, large or small. We can also accommodate any retrofit/replacement application.
Custom VentTriangle gable vent with cut out for chimney 
  • Attic Access - Any rectangle, square or octagon gable vent can be hinged for accessing your attic. Our hinged gable vents come as complete units (much like a pre-hung door).  This makes installation no different than our standard vents. Very easy to install. Optional lock available.
  • Colors - We have hundreds of colors available and can usually match any color you need.
  • Gable Decorations - We manufacture them also!
Half Round Gable Decoration Triangle Gable Decoration with Sunburst Address Mounting Blocks
  • Please contact us for these or any other special gable vent requests.

What's New?

8/06/19 Dear Cari,
I want to thank you and your staff for the wonderful service.  When I placed a verbal order over the phone, the person taking the order was professional and understood what I needed.  The item received is top quality and clearly constructed by craftsmen, and is 100 times better than the absolute junk "vents" (stamped plastic or improperly screened junk wood) which are available at the local big lumber stores.  The louver installed easily and is worth the price and every penny paid.  Cut hole, caulk periphery, and fasten securely.  It immediately began to vent hot air with no chance of wasps or rodents getting in.  A professional outcome.  Regards.  You may use this testimony as you see fit. Again, thank you!
Robert - Southborough, MA 

7/16/19 - Triangle with cut out for ridge beam.
Triangle Vent With Cut Out

6/25/19 - Custom shape vent with 8/12 pitch along the bottom.
Custom Shape Gable Vent

- Hinged Triangle Gable Vent completed and shipped today!
Hinged Triangle Gable Vent

- "Enclosed is a photo of the gable vent installed and please note the perfect color match to the new garage door.
Thanks for your help to provide an updated look to our home.
Thanks again,"
Bob - Ottawa, ON
Triangle Gable Vent

6/05/19 - Hexagon vent shipped out. A very unique look!
Hexagon Gable Vent

5/29/19 - "Order arrived the gable vents worked great thanks"    
Mark - Ramsey, MN

1/15/19 Hinged rectangle gable vents ready to package and ship.
Hinged Rectangle Vents

9/11/18 Hinged rectangle gable vent with double doors.
Hinged Gable Vent-Double Doors

6/22/18 - American Flag Gable Vent Can also be made non-functional for use as a purely decorative piece. Just in time for July 4th!
 American Flag Gable Vent

- "Thank you for super service. We received the gables today and they look beautiful. Thank you."
Lisa -
Santa Monica, CA

6/14/18 - Galvalume Triangle Gable Vent!
Galvalume Triangle Gable Vent

 5/10/18 - NEW American Flag rectangle gable vent available NOW in 2 sizes!
38" w x 27" h and 32" w x 23" h  
Great for pole barns!
American Flag Rectangle Gable Vent

- Large triangle gable vent in Dark Bronze. Very popular color right now!
Dark Bronze Triangle Gable Vent

5/01/18 - Trending. Mastic: Dark Bronze. This color is red hot right now!
Mastic: Dark Bronze

- Customer's picture of some privacy louvers we supplied.

"Finished up today. Louvers are perfect!"
Privacy Louvers

4/25/18 Custom round top gable vents shipped out today.
Color = Mastic: Dark Bronze

Custom Round Top Gable Vent

- First order in new color Royal: Ironstone shipped out. A great, deep, rich color!
Royal: Ironstone rectangle Gable Vents

4/03/18 - Horizontal octagon gable vent. Turned out really nice!
Color - Mastic: Musket Brown

Horizontal Octagon Gable Vent

- Gable vents with vertical louvers are challenging and fun to build. The challenge is keeping rainwater from penetrating the vertical louvers. The fun part is creating unique designs. Here is a attic vent we just shipped out for use in an interior application.

Custom Vertical Gable Vent

Check out customer feedback on our Testimonials page.

We stock over 100 colors
and have hundreds more available.
Check out our great selection of colors

Custom Kite Shape Gable Vent
Custom "Kite" Style
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