What You Should Know Before Installing a New Exhaust Fan

If you’re reading this blog, you probably know that Ceiling Fans Direct offers one of the largest selections of discount ceiling fans in Australia. Did you know we also sell exhaust fans? You likely already have exhaust fans in your bathroom and kitchen. If not, you should definitely install one, especially in the bathroom. Allowing moisture to hang around after a shower creates the perfect environment for mould, and that’s the last thing you want.

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Do you have an exhaust fan, but your bathroom is still foggy after showers? That means your fan is not working properly or is under-capacity. If you need to install an exhaust fan or want to upgrade an existing fan with a new model, there are a few things you should know.

Where Does the Exhaust Go?

Exhaust Outlets

Depending on how your home is designed, the exhaust will either vent to the roof space or directly outside. There are several kinds of exhaust fans on the market. Wall/ceiling mounted fans are designed for low-pitch roofs or for rooms where there is no ceiling access. The thru-wall fans are for bathrooms with an external wall or where there is no ceiling space for an in-line fan. The in-line fans are most commonly used in the bathroom; they are mounted to the ceiling with the grille directly above the shower. Heat/fan/light units are designed for low-pitch roofs and between floors.

Choose and Go!

Your first step, obviously, is to choose which fan to buy, taking into account the size of the room and the fan style. For example, the simple yet stylish silver and stainless steel Martec Tetra exhaust fan is perfect for contemporary bathroom designs. Also, combining your exhaust fan with a light fixture and heat light can save space in a small bathroom. We sell several models of this type of fan.

Ceiling fans in Australia are a must. Exhaust fans in certain rooms of your home are just as important. For more information on our selection of exhaust fans, browse the rest of our web site. There is something for everyone.