The 12 Types of Mold and Where to Find Them

Round air ventilation frame on white ceiling with wet stains, streaks and mould around ventilator.

For any homeowner or renter, nothing is more annoying and alarming than having a mold problem in your residence. One, they’re unsightly and pungent. Two, some of them can be a little difficult to find. And three, they can take a toll on your overall health. Needless to say, it’s always advisable to seek help … Read more

4 Easy Ways to Soundproof Your Kitchen

bright white kitchen with lots of light

An ideal home is one where noise from the outside world can’t disturb your peace of mind inside. You get all the concentration you need and the freedom to enjoy the hobbies and daily activities within your home. The case is different with your kitchen area though. You’d want to isolate the noise within the … Read more

What Do I Do If My Toilet Clogs?

It’s something you use every single day. You have one at home, you use one at work; you have access to one pretty much wherever and whenever. When they’re working, they provide us relief, but when they aren’t…? Cue stress. That’s right – we’re talking about our favourite thing in the bathroom – our toilets. It’s … Read more

How to Design a Calming Nursery

There’s nothing more exciting than bringing your newborn home for the first time from the hospital and showing them their nursery. As you plan to have a child or children, you want to create a calming environment for them to grow in. It’s inevitable that newborns will wake up in the middle of the night … Read more

Code Requirement for Bathroom Vent Location | Bathroom Exhaust

Bathroom Vent Location | Bathroom Exhaust

Well, there’s no specific building code requirement for the bathroom vent location / exhaust fan installation. You can have it almost anywhere on the ceiling or wall (floors are forbidden due to possibility of vent flooding). The one you see on the picture is slightly above the floor level (it’s actually just a register, fan motor installed in the attic above), and I personally guarantee that in this location works like a charm (this bathroom has one more above the shower stall).
The reason for placing the bathroom vent motor in the attic and running an […]

Bathroom Vent CFM Calculator | Bathroom Exhaust Fan Sizing

Bathroom vent CFM calculator uses 3 stage formula located below. It is based on HVI (Home Ventilating Institute) guidelines that recommend approximately 8 room air exchanges per hour  for a bathroom under 100 square feet of area. CFM – cubic feet per minute – general term used to specify the amount of air that the … Read more