Can I replace a bathroom light with an exhaust fan?

Replacing an existing bathroom light with a light and fan kit to be operated by separate switches would require running new wiring to the switch box, but a vent and light kit operating off the same single switch will not require additional wiring or a change of the switch.

How do you remove a Nutone exhaust fan cover?

Remove the cover from the Nutone fan by grasping the sides of the fan cover and pulling it straight down to expose the cover clips. Press the clips with your fingers to squeeze them together and pull the cover all the way off the fan.

How do you clean an exhaust fan without removing it?

Prepare a mix of water and soap or you can also add a mixture of 1/4 ammonia, 2 tbsp baking soda and 1 cup full of warm water. Put on the rubber gloves and, using the above mixture and cotton cloth, scrub the exhaust fan blades and then the rest of the body.

How do you lubricate a bathroom exhaust fan?

WD-40 is a good lubricant for exhaust fans because it will also help break up any remaining dirt, dust and grease, although you can also use other lubricants, such as silicone spray, to lubricate an exhaust fan. Use your hand to spin the fan blades a few times, and clean up any lubricant that drips down the motor.

How do I identify my bathroom fan model?

The model label is located in the corner closest to the outlet. Some fans may have the model stamped into the motor plate instead of a printed sticker label.

Where is the model number on exhaust fan?

On most exhaust fans the model number is located on a sticker on the inside of the housing. You may need to remove the grill in order to see the model number.

How do you install a bathroom fan where one does not exist?

Cut out the drywall using a saw and start drilling a hole. In case, the roof is inaccessible or there’s no attic, use a stud sensor to locate a joist from the bathroom and then cut open from below. Now you need to attach the fan to the joist with screws. Leave a 6-inch gap between the insulation and the fan.