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Old 09-08-2011, 07:06 PM   #1
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renovating full bath, with stall shower. does it matter if ac vent is above shower? i remember my last house the metal vent always seemed to have some condensation on it from bathroom steam. would it be bad/good idea to put it above shower , or better away from shower. obviously the whole ceiling gets steamy, i figure if it dripped it would just be into shower, thanks

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That depends. Do you like cold air blowing on you while you're in the shower, or when you've turned off the water and have yet to towel off?

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I usually install them in the middle of the room, dunno exactly why, but that's the way I was taught/told to do it.
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Old 09-08-2011, 08:03 PM   #4
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wasnt talking about cold air blowing down, was asking about steam condensing on cold metal grill,(which usually directs air across ceiling- not straight down) and dripping onto bath floor. thought maybe would be better to drip in shower, never had central air in a bath before in my last houses,wasnt sure if condensation would be a factor. . and yes i know about proper bath venting, but still the room will get steamed up a little
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