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Bathroom Exhaust Fans

A ceiling fan is a good thing to have in your bathroom. Ceiling fans with heaters are even better. A ceiling fan will help dissipate any humidity that develops from your shower running, and the heater will keep you warm during the winter. The right ceiling fan and heater for you is the one that not only matches your bathroom but one that does the job right for the long-term.

Why would you need a heater with your bathroom fan?

Your bathroom is a hot place when the shower has been running. It is also a very humid place. Humidity in your bathroom causes mildew and mold to grow on your ceiling and around the edges of your shower. The process accelerates when you add humidity to your environment daily, which encourages mold to grow even more quickly.

An exhaust fan will remove all the humidity from the air and help prevent the growth of mold and mildew while reducing stale air. A heater attached to your fan will keep you warm, while the fan helps prevent the humidity. It is a wonderful thing to have during those cold winter days. If you have the option to renovate your bathroom, adding a home heater to your fan should be on your list of things to do.

What are the best Bathroom fans with heaters?

Do your homework before you purchase a bathroom ceiling fan with a heater. Not all are made equal, and you want one that is well made and will last yours for the next several years.

1Broan-NuTone 655 Bath Fan and Light with Heater

The Broan-NuTone 655 Bath Fan and Light with Heater is a decorative black and white fan. The grill is a white polymeric, which matches almost every type of decorating style and hides the motor for the fan. It also comes with a built-in thirteen hundred watt heater to keep your bathroom warm after you remove the humidity.

The bathroom fan and heater provides a lot of light to help you see while you either fan or heat your bathroom. The entire unit is very compact to fit in small bathrooms as well as large bathrooms.

The Broan-NuTone bathroom fan and heater come with two or three function controls for turning the fan, heater, or light on. The system for both the fan and the heater runs on a twenty-amp circuit, which makes them easy and convenient to use.

2Broan-NuTone 157 Low-Profile Fan-Forced Ceiling Heater

The Broan-NuTone 157 Low-Profile Fan-Forced Ceiling Heater is a twelve hundred fifty watt at one hundred twenty volt heater and fan. The radiant heat flows throughout the bathroom from the metal mesh aluminum grill.

The grill rests low to the ceiling and is easy to mount in any bathroom ceiling. The fan-heater combination requires at least a fifteen amp circuit to run effectively. The heater or fan uses a fan-forced or infrared bulb to get your bathroom to the ideal temperature.

The heater and fan are powerful enough to remove the humidity from the air after a shower and warm the bathroom naturally to take the chill out of winter. The heater works best for small bathrooms or dressing areas but can work in larger bathrooms as well.

The motor for the heater and the fan in the ceiling unit contains permanently lubricated components to help prevent the fan from overheating. The Broan-NuTone meets are UL safety readings and are safe for any bathroom. Built-In auto shut-off helps keep the bathroom safe. Control is found through the accompanying control panel that installs on the wall.

3Broan-NuTone 8210 8 Vertical Discharge and 7-Inch Round Duct Ceiling Fan

The Broan-NuTone 8210 8 Vertical Discharge and 7-Inch Round Duct Ceiling Fan is an exhaust fan. The fan helps to eliminate humidity, which can build up in a bathroom that is constantly in use. The fan does more than eliminate the humidity; it can also help reduce the smells around your home, such as from cooking or pet smells.

The ceiling fan is capable of an almost silent performance with two hundred ten CFM and only 6.5 Sones. Specially designed fan blades enable the fan to operate without distortion and will do so over for the next several years.

The Broan-NuTone Ceiling Fan is easy to install directly into your ceiling with vents the lead to the roof. The duct that comes with the fan must be vertical to ensure the release of the hottest air and prevent the buildup of moisture.

The fan is decorative enough to match most bathrooms with a paintable polymeric grill painted a neutral color that can change with your bathroom. The fan is safe to operate and can install into areas other than a bathroom, such as a kitchen to remove odors. a

4Broan-Nutone QTX110HL Very Quiet Ceiling Heater, Fan

The Broan-Nutone QTX110HL Very Quiet Ceiling Heater, Fan, and Light Combo produce up to fifteen hundred watts of heating power for your bath. It is decorative and white, yet blends smoothly with your ceiling.

The ceiling heater-fan combo is efficient and uses two sixty-watt bulbs for daytime use with a 7-watt bulb for nights. The efficiency extends to the built-in heater whose design provides years of life for your bathroom.

The fan and heater are easy to install and repair when parts wear out. They are anti-vibration, so they will last for years without flexing or breaking. The ceiling fan and heater come with ducts for ventilation and a tapered sleeve to fit neatly in your ceiling and outside.

The ceiling fan and heater are quiet and comes with HVI certification of sound operation at only 0.9 Sonos and one hundred ten CFM for extremely quiet operation. For its noiseless design, the heater is still powerful and puts out fifteen hundred watts.

Final Thoughts

There is no right ceiling fan. They all will provide you with what you want in varying degrees, but they will not last as long as you need them to. They also will not always be easy to fix or customize for your bathroom. The Broan-Nutone QTX110HL Very Quiet Ceiling Heater, Fan is the ceiling fan and heater you should look at.

The Broan-Nutone QTX110HL Very Quiet Ceiling Heater, Fan is not only one of the quietest fans you can buy; it is easy to repair if it breaks after many years of use. The fan is hardy, so you will not need to work about it or the heating elements wearing out too quickly. Overall, it is one of the best purchases you can make for the long-term.