Install exhaust fans in the kitchen or bath by following instructions carefully. Most problems with kitchen exhaust fans or bathroom exhaust fans are derived by taking liberties with proper installation as given by the manufacturer. These tips will provide guidance to proper installation of your ventilation fans and avoidance of fire or other unhappy results.
Getting zapped by the carpet in the winter? Humidity is suffering. Air are leaks the culprit. Plug the leaks to keep dry, cold air from robbing your comfort and fuel budget by depleting humidity in your home.
If humidity in your home is low, and you are getting zapped, you likely have air leaks. Plug them, or get a humidifier. Avoiding condensation within a tight home is not easy, however. You must adjust the humidity down as the outside temperature falls to avoid indoor "rain" on your windows and elsewhere you may not see. Use this relative humidity chart to keep comfortable as the temperature changes.
Whether installing a clothes dryer vent in the basement, wall, or roof, venting exhaust to the outside is a must. These dryer vent tips will help you get the lint out, keep the rain and cold where it belongs, and help you understand and accomplish the task with less personal "exhaust".
Use these clothes dryer vent tables to determine maximum potential distance between your dryer and the clothes dryer vent to overcome friction. Properly connecting a dryer to an outside vent terminal requires attention to the type and length of the pipe, the number of pipe bends and the shape of the dryer vent terminal.
Check these manufacturers to locate retailers for a specialized dryer vent hood for the roof. Since bathroom and exhaust fan manufacturers also make these roof dryer vents, I've had great success locating this great item at light fixture showroom retailers. These clothes dryer vents for the roof are now improved with insect and varmint screens.
Ventilation from natural wind movement through ridge vents and soffit vents will help keep your attic and home cooler. Proper attic insulation and a whole house fan can also save energy costs and add to your comfort.