Release stagnant, humid air from the bathroom and laundry room with bath fans and dryer venting from F.W. Webb. We offer dryer ducts and bath vents to keep your space fresh. Browse through a selection of products; vent installation kits for easy set-up, wall caps to protect the piping, and flexible dryer ducts to channel the excess air and steam outside. When selecting the right parts for your bathroom or laundry area, consider the size of the room to inform your decision. Our vents not only get rid of humidity, but they help combat dust, mold, chemicals, and odors in your home.
Yes, the fan exhaust must vent outside, which is usually accessible through the attic. If the vent does not run through the attic, it can pass through the outside of the house in a wall.
If your home does not have outside access, you can still vent odors, steam, and exhaust: install a ceiling or floor vent, use a recirculation fan, or, in a basement, open up a joist cavity. Contact a professional to assist with these different types of venting.
No, never vent a bathroom fan directly into the attic. While the pipe location in the attic is fine, the vent end must lead outside. If the vent is released directly into the attic, the humid air can cause mold and mildew, and potentially rot the rafters, joists, and drywall.
No, never use a dryer without a vent. Improper dryer ventilation can lead to a fire from lint build-up, a potentially deadly carbon monoxide leak, and the growth of harmful mold. If you must use a dryer without a vent temporarily:
No, venting a dryer indoors is still very risky, and in some places, illegal. Whether the dryer is gas or electric, they both present serious risks including fire, carbon monoxide poisoning, and mold build-up.