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Sturdi Starter


4-foot long x 1 1/4" wide x 5/16" thick (8 mm) profile extruded polypropylene plastic strip used as a starter strip behind the first course of fiber cement siding.



An on-the-rooftop intake ventilation product, when traditional soffit vents can not be used.

Purlin Vent


Provides cross ventilation both horizontally and vertically between the purlins.



For the tough-to-vent detail where a pitched roof meets a vertical wall. It stops rain and snow at the point of entry.


Sturdi-Starter replaces strips ripped from good planks of siding, saving the installer money and materials, time on the job and extra labor.
  • A prefabricated starter strip for use behind the first course of fiber cement siding, as well as above windows and doors
  • Saves money, time and labor no more cutting starter strips from good planks of siding
  • Durable and impact resistant Power nailable or install with staples or screws (use siding manufacturer's recommended fastener)
  • Easy-to-handle 4-foot strips install fast and clean
  • Made with heat resistant 5/16" (8 mm) thick polypropylene plastic lifetime warranty


  • Low 1" profile easily concealed
  • 6.75" NFVA per lineal foot
  • 6 four-foot pcs. (64 lineal ft.) per carton


  • Provides a thermal break with an R value of 3.1
  • Net free vent area (NFVA) of 40 sq. in. per 4' section
  • Made from thermally stable, crush resistant polypropylene (PP) sheets
  • Doesn't compress over time, so roofing & siding screw holes don't elongate and leak
  • Supplements ASHRAE 90.1 - 1999 Model Energy Code (MEC) requirements when vapor barriers greater than 1 perm are used
  • NAIMA, NIA and 2000IEEC call for cold side ventilation as a design consideration in controlling condensation and meeting required U values of the Model Energy Code


Each carton contains six 4-foot pieces (24 lineal ft.) of Roof-2-Wall Vent, a 25-foot long x 14-inch wide roll of flashing, one bag of 2 1 /2" nails and four EC-400 Roof-2-Wall end caps. 8.5" NFVA
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