Now, since the weather is finally warming up, I am going to embark on
an ambitious project. In my 1 year old house, the builder put the
exhaust fan in the toilet room. The steam from the shower does not get
picked up by that fan.
I was thinking of installing an exhaust fan with the heater lamp on
the outside of the toilet room to scoop up the steam from the shower.
I can get to the attic and install the fan. I have few problems which
I have not completely figured out yet.
1) Can I connect the new fans hose to the hose of the fan in the
toilet room. This way I would not have to buy a 30ft ladder and punch
a hole in the wall for the new fans hose.
2) I have no experience with electric wiring. How should I run the
wires for this new setup? I want the fan and heater lamp to be
controlled from different switches. There are no extra switches in the
Sorry, no go. Fan A will just blow into room B etc. Not good.
You are going to need more help than you can get here. Find a book at
the DIY store and read up on electrical and vent fans. Then come back with
any additional questions. Otherwise I suggest a pro. They will make fast
work of it.
BTW you may need a new line for the heater.
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