How to Repair Bathroom Roof Vents

When you have some problems in your bathroom then you might need to get yourself a bathroom vent but these bathroom roof vents can get a lot of problems with them if they don’t work properly meaning your bathrooms could go back to the state that they were in before you got the unit installed.

These are designed to fail sometimes but you can repair these very easily; if you know what is wrong with your unit then it could save you a lot of money.  So follow these few steps when your bathroom roof vent has stopped working.

Bathroom Roof Vents How to Repair Bathroom Roof Vents

What you are going to need;

  • Ladder
  • Paper and pen
  • Screwdriver
  • Vacuum
  • Mostly importantly your new motor

A lot of the times you are going to have to take out your old motor and put in a new one when your unit doesn’t work properly or at all anymore.  You don’t need to worry however this can be done simply without having to worry a lot so you just need your tools and you can start.

You need to turn your electricity off which runs through to your vent and once you have then you can take off your vent cover to get to the actual inside of the unit.

You might have to clean out the unit so take a vacuum cleaner; one which is portable or hand held and small but can still clean out the unit properly.  You need to clean out so that you can locate your number on the motor which is your model number; you could write the number down now so that you can go out and get your new replacement.

Firstly take out your plug to the motor and also your plate; you will find that you will have a wheel blower which needs to be removed so that you can get your motor out.  Be careful when you remove your motor which should have a screw or bolt keeping it in place.  Don’t worry if you break the blower you could replace these easily.

You might have to replace your old motor so you need to get the old one removed so that you can get the actual replacement.  You are going to need one which is the same as the old motor so that it is going to work in your unit; you could take down the make or model number or take the motor out and take it with you to get a new one which shouldn’t be too hard to find.

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Your last step will be to start your installation process; now this is going to have to be done by removing your motor from the unit.  Now you can do this simply, the unit is going to be attached with some screws and possibly a nut also so you are going to have to remove these and remove your motor from the blower wheel.

Now you can replace the old one with a new one making sure that you attach this also to your blower wheel and then putting it securely into place with the screw and the nuts also.

You can test the fan to see how well it works and if it didn’t recheck your motor is in the right place and test out your bathroom roof vent.


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