Return to the Home Repair Forum | Post a Follow-Up

Looking for a narrow soffit vent for bathroom fan

Posted by cabbage1 (My Page) on
Tue, Nov 30, 10 at 7:00

My bathroom fan is vented straight to the attic. There's no mold there, but I'd like to properly vent it out the soffit. However the soffit is quite narrow, about 5". Anyone know of a kit to put in a narrow vent that'll connect up to a standard piece of ducting?

Follow-Up Postings:

RE: Looking for a narrow soffit vent for bathroom fan

If the soffit is that narrow I don't think you'll be able to access the angle of the rafters in order to install a vent, an elbow, and the duct pipe.
I'm assuming this soffit is vented? If so, any moisture that exits your exhaust pipe will be drawn back into the attic along with the fresh air the vents pull in.

As the link below explains, the best solution for you will probably be to install the vent thru the roof.

Here is a link that might be useful: venting

 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!

Return to the Home Repair Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Please review our Rules of Play before posting.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.

Learn more about in-text links on this page here