Extractor fan position in bathroom

Postby diynewbie » Sun Apr 13, 2008 3:30 pm

I have a condensation/mould issue in my bathroom despite the fact that there is a window which I mostly leave open.

An extractor can't be installed in the top 40cm of the exterior wall as it's a concrete supporting beam at that point.

Would an extractor still be effective if installed at shower height, to the side of the shower (1m from shower, 2m from floor, 50cm from celing).

would you recommend installing it there or in a window right next to the shower, (1.25m from ceiling & floor)?

Rank: Labourer
Progress to next rank:
Posts: 4
Joined: Sun Jul 15, 2007 11:30 am


Simply Build It

Postby youcandoit » Mon Apr 14, 2008 7:55 pm

if its any help, i put mine into the ceiling, ducted across the loft space and exit through the soffit, this has worked fine for past 7 years, you could buy the whole kit from B+Q then for about £30
Rank: Apprentice
Progress to next rank:
Posts: 17
Joined: Sat Jan 26, 2008 9:53 pm

Display posts from previous
Sort by
Order by

  • DIY How to Project Guides

  • DIY how to tutorial projects and guides - Did you know we have a DIY Projects section? Well, if no, then we certainly do! Within this area of our site have literally hundreds of how-to guides and tutorials that cover a huge range of home improvement tasks. Each page also comes with pictures and a video to make completing those jobs even easier!


  • Related Topics