Bathroom Vent Fans

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Installing a Bathroom Vent Fan Through a Wall

Barb asks, “We would like to install an exhaust fan in our bathroom to remove excess moisture but do not have an attic to vent it through. Can we install it in an outside wall instead?”

Wall mounted vent fans are available, though less common, and may be harder to install. Read on for more.

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How to Maintain a Bathroom Vent Fan

Bathroom vent fans are designed to pull moisture out of the room, but as they get older they can become noisy due to a build up of dirt and lack of lubrication.

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Broan Ultra Silent Bath Ventilation Fans

Broan Ultra Silent ventilation fans for your bathroom are much quieter than other models while removing just as much air from your bathroom.

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How to Size a Bathroom Vent Fan

Tam asks, “What size exhaust fan should we use in our small bathroom?”

If your bathroom has an 8’ ceiling, the cubic feet per minute (CFM) rating for your fan should be as high or higher than the number of square feet in the room. Higher ceilings would require a larger fan. Read on to find out more.

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