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How to Properly Vent a Bathroom Exhaust Fan in an Attic

Venting a bathroom exhaust fan into your attic is never a good idea — here are three better options.
Bathroom exhaust vent fan with light.

Bathroom Fan CFM Calculator

Upgrading your bathroom vent fan but don't know what size you need? Tired of sweating walls? Use our online vent fan cubic feet per minute (CFM) calculator to find out how many cubic feet per minute your fan needs to be! Don't let moisture ruin your beautiful new bathroom. Calculate how big your fan should be and keep your bathroom from sweating.
New Broan-NuTone bathroom vent fan with Sensonic technology, newly installed in a Palmdale, California home.

How to Clean a Bathroom Exhaust Vent Fan

Bathroom exhaust fans must be regularly cleaned to keep the grill and motor from clogging up with dust. Here's how to do it!
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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.
Bathroom vent fan

Tips on Where and How to Install a Bathroom Vent Fan

Steve asks, “Is it better to install a bathroom vent fan over the shower or the middle of the room?” If your fan is rated for it, over the shower is the best location for a bathroom vent fan.
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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.
Eco-friendly bathroom with ceramic tile floors and blue walls

5 Ways to Freshen up a Bathroom

Light remodeling is one of the biggest trends these days. Learn what it means, and how easy it is from Danny Lipford.
Removing the cover on a bathroom exhaust vent fan.

How to Replace a Bathroom Exhaust Vent Fan

Bathroom exhaust vent fans are needed to remove excess humidity that can lead to mold or mildew and cause damage to your walls or ceiling. Watch this video to find out how to replace a vent fan with a new one.
Installing a bathroom vent fan

How to Properly Size a Bathroom Vent Fan

Bathroom exhaust vent fans are important, since they remove excess humidity from your bathroom to prevent mold and mildew. Watch this video to find out how to calculate the proper size for a vent fan in your bathroom.