Adding a ridge vent

Is it possible to add a ridge vent without re-doing the entire roof?
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sure, roofers usually do the entire roof and then cut thru the shingle and wood at the same time. shingle over ridge vents look really nice and I have not had any problems with them in 5 years and 2 hurricanes.

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Bob M. wrote:

yes. remove existing ridge. cut back sheathing to have a 2" air space at the peak. apply ridge vent.
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