How to Install a Through-the-Wall Exhaust Fan

On this video, Scott Caron, grasp electrician for Ask This Previous Home, helps a home-owner put in an exhaust fan to rid her kitchen of smelly cooking odors.

Steps to Putting in an Exhaust within the Wall

  1. Use a stud finder to find studs and discover an empty bay to put in the fan. Or drill a gap and use fish tape to seek out the construction.
  2. Utilizing a pencil, hint a top level view of the round exhaust housing.
  3. Reduce out plaster utilizing a utility knife.
  4. Take away the lathe utilizing a reciprocating noticed and take away any insulation which will probably block the exhaust.
  5. Outdoors, hint a top level view of the size of the sq. exhaust housing and take away the siding with the utility knife.
  6. Hint a top level view of the round exhaust inside the sq. dimensions and take away the sheathing with the reciprocating noticed.
  7. Screw the outer sq. exhaust housing to the construction utilizing screws from the package and a drill/driver.
  8. Find {an electrical} supply with fixed energy.
  9. Join nonmetallic 14-2 sheathed electrical wire to the ability supply by splicing the wires collectively utilizing pliers. Cowl the connections with wire connectors.
  10. Place the round housing within the gap, pull the wire by means of, and make the connections to {the electrical} field.
  11. Insert the fan into the housing and plug it into {the electrical} field.
  12. Insert the fan cowl utilizing the cap screw.


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