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building new en suite - advice on ventilation

Postby pullingmyhairout » Tue Jul 13, 2010 2:27 pm


We want to put an en-suite into a first-floor bedroom. We wanted to have a window but advised to go for Velux. I am worried that Velux is sited above the shower tray - won't this be a problem with steam/water etc??

Also, don't you have to have an extractor fan anyway for an en-suite nowadays??

Grateful for any advice. Thanks.
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Postby stoneyboy » Tue Jul 13, 2010 9:35 pm

The velux will deteriorate quicker as a result of being in the shower area.
Yes you do need extraction 3 air changes per hour will be necessary.
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