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    Re: Venting a bathroom ehaust fan

    Everyone, thanks for taking the time to respond. You've given me great information, and I think I have everything I need now.
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    Re: Venting a bathroom ehaust fan

    Thanks for your input, and sorry for the confusion---I don't have software for drawing diagrams. I planned to position the fan vent toward the interior, and run the duct from it 4' horizontally, then...
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    Re: Venting a bathroom ehaust fan

    Dwarfwytch,

    I understand your diagram, but unfortunately it doesn't fit my situation. My fan's duct opening is on the side of the fan (not the top), so the duct at that point must be horizontal....
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    Re: Venting a bathroom ehaust fan

    Also, Dwarfwytch--

    You wrote: "A hood proud should take care of any issues." What is a roof proud? Or was it just a typo?
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    Re: Venting a bathroom ehaust fan

    Quote: "Remember you want to go out and away as you go up (i.e. not just straight up but slightly out towards the perimeter) as you direct your venting."

    Dwarfwytch-- why not straight up??
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    Re: Venting a bathroom ehaust fan

    Thanks again everyone. You've persuaded me rigid duct is the best way to go. Interestingly, several fans, including the new "ultra quiet" Panasonics, come with insulated flex duct. They look like...
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    Re: Venting a bathroom ehaust fan

    Thanks to DwarfWytch, JLMcDaniel and ****hiller for your advice.

    I've heard of two advantages of flexible duct over rigid duct: 1)it's quieter and 2)it permits more gradual bends and thus freer...
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    Venting a bathroom ehaust fan

    In his ****** TOH article on installing a bathroom exhaust fan, Tom Silva describes how to vent the fan outside under the soffit. But Tim Carter at askthebuilder.com strongly recommends venting up...
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    Venting a bathroom exhaust fan

    In his ****** TOH article on installing a bathroom exhaust fan, Tom Silva describes how to vent the fan outside under the soffit. But Tim Carter at askthebuilder.com strongly recommends venting up...
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