Venting bathroom

tombobApril 8, 2009

The most logical place to vent my bathroom is through the roof, which is only about five feet above the vent. The Broan model vent uses a 3" hose. What type of roof vent do I use to connect it to? I do not want to go through a soffit which would involve about a 15' run up and over attic obstacles. Through an exterior wall is not an option either.

A buddy suggested 3" PVC pipe going through a roof boot and equipping it with an elbow to keep out rain and strainer end to keep out birds.

There has to be a specially made roof vent.

Any suggestions?

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
HandyMac

See below.

Here is a link that might be useful: Here is one type

    Bookmark   April 8, 2009 at 8:55PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
rjoh878646

They sell them at home depot and lowes. I purchased 2 last year . I believe they are made by broan.

Here is a link that might be useful: roof vent

    Bookmark   April 9, 2009 at 11:54AM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
how did gap between floor and wall close up by itself?
I have hardwood floors and there is/was a spot at the...
tlbean2004
Cellulose Insulation - Do we really need the blower?
We have 8 to 10 packages of cellulose insulation that...
kendog2
Gable Vent Color Suggestions- Insight please
Hopefully someone can give me insight! We recently...
storyta
Where to purchase Spanish roof tiles? I just need 2 pieces.
One handyman came to my house to evaluate the price...
janesylvia
Moss removal help!
Can anyone tell me how to effectively remove what looks...
nycbride07
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™