Tightly sealed homes today save energy and reduce utility bills, but they also can trap pollutants inside your home.

Installing ventilation fans that are vented to the outside is a great way to remove odors, humidity, and pollutants in any room in your house, including:

  • Bathrooms
  • Kitchens
  • Laundry rooms
  • Utility rooms
  • Home theaters
  • Closets
  • Exercise rooms
  • Craft rooms

If you really want to go one step further, consider a balanced air system. This ensures you’ll have a continuous supply of fresh air entering your home.

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Today’s tightly sealed homes trap pollutants in many different rooms. Ventilation fans are a great solution for removing not just excess humidity and odors in a bathroom, but a variety of unwanted pollutants throughout the home.

Quickly remove detergent smells and excess heat and humidity in laundry or utility rooms. A ventilation fan in your kitchen removes odors and steam. Install a ventilation fan in home theaters, closets, exercise or craft rooms to keep the air fresh and clean.

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Danny Lipford

Danny Lipford


Danny Lipford is a home improvement expert and television personality who started his remodeling business, Lipford Construction, at the age of 21 in Mobile, Alabama. He gained national recognition as the host of the nationally syndicated television show, Today's Homeowner with Danny Lipford, which started as a small cable show in Mobile. Danny's expertise in home improvement has also led him to be a contributor to popular magazines and websites and the go-to source for advice on everything related to the home. He has made over 200 national television appearances and served as the home improvement expert for CBS's The Early Show and The Weather Channel for over a decade. Danny is also the founder of 3 Echoes Content Studio, TodaysHomeowner.com, and Checking In With Chelsea, a décor and lifestyle blog.

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