Bathroom Exhaust Fan in Angled Ceiling?

Discussion in 'Shower & Bathtub Forum & Blog' started by SAS, Aug 22, 2008.

  1. SAS

    SAS Member

    Dec 18, 2004
    There is no exhaust fan in the master bathroom, and I would like to add one. There are 2 major issues:
    1. The ceiling is angled.
    2. There is no accessible attic space above the ceiling.
    Are there any fans that can be mounted to run on an angle? And, if so, is there any reason not to vent it straight up through the roof? My wife is concerned about leaks.

    Alternatively, should I have a roof mounted fan installed instead? Could I use a small version of the fans used to vent attics?
  2. Howard Emerson

    Howard Emerson I teach guitar:You call that a job?

    Apr 28, 2008
    I teach guitar:You call that a job?
    Huntington Station, NY
    Hi SAS,
    At some point your angled ceiling meets a wall, right? Put it there, on that vertical surface as close to the ceiling as possible.

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