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Old 06-02-2012, 09:37 PM   #1
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combo heat lamp/exhaust dying

I discussed previously how surprised I was to see heat lights in Florida. Also that one exhaust fan wasn't working.

Now, after spending more time in this newly purchased house I realize I have combo heat light & exhaust.

The 2nd one is terribly noisy like a Boeing 747 landing. The house is 29 yrs old so I think these are original.

I plan to measure the openings, buy 2 exhaust (skipping the heat lights) and have an electrician install them.

Am I going to run into too many selections? Is there anything special to look for when buying exhaust fans? thanks


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Should be an easy switch out. Regardless I'm sure you will have to patch.


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I'm not sure you will even have to patch. Many fans that were produced 30 years ago, are still being produced (with some minor design changes) today. Look for a model number inside the housing.
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