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Old 04-02-2012, 09:30 PM   #1
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Hi there. I read a FHB magazine article a while back about alternate locations for bathroom fans. Behind terlets, under vanities. A few different ideas compared to the conventional location in the ceiling.

I was thinking of doing this for an upcoming bathroom/s. Just curious how you've handled some of your more creative hidden fans. I just find the nutone/braUn grates pretty fugly, esp if you have a ceiling of potlights.

Thanks! Mike.
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they make a nice fan/hi-hat combo. never know its a fan

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What about the toilet with the built in fan?
It sucks the stink right at the source.

Not sure I would like it, but it's a "creative idea"

her is an add on kit
http://www.loofloo.com/LooFloo/LooFl...an_-_Home.html

There is also a company that has the fan completely built into the toilet, but I can't recall who it was.
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Unfortunately, under vanities & behind the terlet don't work well...

Steam & stinkers both rise...

Check these guys out...I installed their remote fans in my house...

http://www.hvacquick.com/products/re...mpaign=fantech

Had to add lights so the kids knew the fan was on & to turn it off...
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Griz, steam rises, but eventually the moisture/temperature balances out and it would clear the moist air. The stinkers I'm not so sure of

But I do really like the remote fan idea. Thanks for the reminder. I've installed them before. They are super-quiet and easy to hide.

Actually I am doing an alcove shelf unit, I will probably create a grate at the top of it and see iffn I can talk them into a remote fan.
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Had to add lights so the kids knew the fan was on & to turn it off...
I like installing timers for fans. My wife loves me for that. It's the one fixture that I never leave on overnight

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