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Bathroom exhaust fans are installed in the ceiling and vented to the outside, usually through the attic via a roof exhaust duct. This process involves installing and wiring the fan and connecting it to duct work that all... More »

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To cover an exhaust fan in a bathroom, use the lid that comes with the unit, and follow the manufacturer's instructions for attaching it to the vent. In many cases, the cover slides in using a pair of tension clips to ho... More »

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To install a bathroom fan, cut a hole for the fan between two floor joists, and connect the fan to flexible exhaust duct that vents outside. Make sure to get a fan that is suitable for the size of your bathroom. More »

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The type of maintenance needed for attic exhaust fans includes lubricating the oil ports every few years, cleaning the fan shutters that release hot air and washing the blades of the fan every few years to take care of u... More »

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A bathroom exhaust fan should vent to the outdoors, either directly up through the roof of the home or through ducting to an outside wall. Venting into the attic releases humidity into the upper areas of the home, causin... More »

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Bathroom exhaust fans must be vented to the outdoors, either directly through an exterior wall or into ducting that leads to a wall or roof vent. This allows the fan to remove moisture-laden air from the room that could ... More »

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A gable attic fan is a ventilation fan installed in the flat walls of the attic near the roofline to replace hot, stale air in the space with cooler air from outside. The home requires additional vents to allow the cool ... More »

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