Being in my first year a lot of the norm I take for granted such as venting a hive. Here's how I have mine and the question is; "will that suffice?"
I'm in central Alabama my hive is in the sun a large portion of the day. I received a 3 lb package on 7 June. I run 8 frame supers, 2 deep, & attempting 1 medium. These will be my brood boxes. On top of those is a queen excluder, inner cover, and the external top. I have a piece of a 1x4 laying about 2/3rds of the way to the rear on the inner cover. It lifts the external cover up some but I just wanted to run this past someone with experience to see if I'm close.