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Old 08-18-2020, 12:15 PM   #1
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2020 Salem 27TDSS - Roof Vent question

Hi, I was wondering if anyone has added roof vents to the Salem 27TDSS model? We just got our unit and took it out with 100Deg temps at the lake and I really need to install 2 more vents and I was hoping someone who did their own install could share some tips. I am just worried to cut electrical wiring or ducting and worst is the structural beams of the roof itself. Thank you very much and any info or tip will be greatly appreciated.

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Old 08-18-2020, 01:03 PM   #2
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Last year I had to replace the vent lids (14" Ventline/Elixir style), on our Salem. I did notice that in both the bedroom and bathroom that their is wiring (fan, lights and A/C) and duct work up their. There was also a certain amount of structural reinforcement incorporated into the ceiling trusses for the vent mounting. I would be leery of cutting a hole in the ceiling without knowing what was where. Perhaps you could remove the bottom fascia of your current vents and have a look? Also, I don't know how adding aftermarket vents would affect your roof warranty.
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