How long can a bathroom fan duct be?

Answer There is no limit on the length of a bathroom fan duct. However, a long fan duct presents greater resistance to airflow and requires a more powerful fan in order to adequately ventilate a bathroom.... Read More »

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How to Connect a Bathroom Fan to a Duct?

For a bathroom fan to operate correctly, the fan must vent to the outside of the house; otherwise, the fan is only pushing the humid air in the bathroom to the house's attic. Moist air in the attic... Read More »

Does the Ontario plumbing code allow a U loop in a vent line for a basement bathroom to get around a heating duct?

Answer No plumbing code allows a loop in a vent line. They must be pitched just like a drain line as there are many conditions where water can be in a vent line, such as rain through a roof vent a... Read More »

Whis is more economical to install fibrous duct board or flex duct?

Answer Fiberglass Duct Board is cheaper to install than Sheet Metal Ducts. This is definitely the choice of most builders if you don't know any better. Your Air Distribution Duct System should lo... Read More »

How to Replace a Round Duct With a Flat Duct?

Furnace ducts route warm or cool air throughout a home. Ducts may be round, flat and rectangular, or a combination of the two. Round ducts are typically installed below floor joists in basements wh... Read More »