How to Fix Poor Ventilation in a Bathroom

Building codes require a fan or a window in a toilet for ventilation. Beyond these conditions, bathroom ventilation is logical for great air quality in the room. Moist air encourages mould, which can harm the house and its inhabitants. Surplus moisture affects wallpaper and paint, fogs windows and produces the hard surfaces in the toilet a chilly, wet mess. Installing a bathroom fan that vents to the outside offers the ultimate solution, but if you rent rather than own, or in case fan installation isn’t in the offing, you might have additional options to ventilate and air outside the toilet.

Open the toilet window through showers, vanity patterns and bathroom usage. A window opening of just a few inches can do the trick. If you you have double-hung windows, then open the top and bottom sashes for cross ventilation. When you break open the doorway through showers, the window pulls air out of the house to improve ventilation through the bathroom.

Attach a tiny fan on the window sill to exhaust air through an open window. Desk fans and little fans that attach to doorway corners can perform the task. Use the screws provided to attach a door fan to the wooden sill or unwanted trim. Arrange the fan so the window closes when not in use.

Tuck a small dehumidifier in a charming spot in the bathroom. Regarding the size of a large toaster oven, dehumidifiers help in winter to eliminate moisture from the atmosphere. When used in a toilet, empty the dehumidifier’s water heater daily.

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