Expert Advice on Improving Your Home

Bathroom Exhaust Fan with Heat for Your Home

At the International Builders’ Show, I came across some pretty cool bathroom fans from Broan NuTone that circulate air more efficiently, include a light, and provide adjustable heat to keep your bathroom warm.
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.
humidity sensing bathroom fan

Humidity Sensing Bathroom Vent Fan

Bathroom exhaust fans remove excess moisture from the air to prevent damage to walls and ceiling as well as reducing mold and mildew growth. Broan Humidity Sensing Fans feature a sensor that activates the fan when the humidity rises. Watch this video to find out more.
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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.
Danny Lipford installing bathroom vent fan.

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.
Brain ventilation fans

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.