extractor bathroom

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    VentAxia Svara help

    Hi Wondering if anyone has experience of a VentAxia Svara extractor? I bought one of the back of the review from CharlieDIY on YouTube. Fitted ok. but for love nor money can I find a setting that will turn it off. Each configuration I try defaults to trickle instead of off. On Youtube Charlie...
  2. M

    Help required for flat ventilation

    Hi All, I am currently having my bathroom refurbished. It is an ex council block of flats. The vent already in place appears to be a cover so not sure how this is meant to work i.e. extract steam. Also noticed that no other flat on the block appears to have an electric extractor fan. Can I...
  3. M

    Shower extractor fan

    Hi everyone, We've recently noticed some condensation patches on the edge of our ceiling. We've had damp proof treatment and a membrane put on the wall, and we assume the condensation is coming due to the blown rendering outside which is due to be fixed when we have it removed external...
  4. J

    Solution for condensation in a vertical Extractor flue? Spinner Cowl?

    Hi there, grateful for any advice. Live in a top floor flat where the bathroom extractor is mounted in the ceiling, with a flue pipe extending vertically about 0.75m, topped with a mushroom clowl. The extractor runs when bathroom lights are on, and on timer after the bathroom lights are...
  5. J

    Bathroom extractor fan off light fitting?

    Hi, hope you're all keeping well. We're having the bathroom ceiling boarded and skimmed next week but want to get the wiring sorted for an extractor fan to be fitted. The light fitting is accessible from the loft, but the switch is under some boarding that's a bit of a pain to be lifted. Is...
  6. L

    Bathroom extractors fitted but no timer

    Hi all We’ve had an unreliable spark in to fit two bathroom extractors with timers, however they come on with the lights but don’t stay on with the timer. Does anyone know if this is a wiring problem? The model is Vent Axia Silent Fan VASF100T. Wiring instructions...
  7. J

    Shower extractor fan ceiling mounted. Which one is the best

    I have a bathroom in the loft which need a ceiling mounted extractor fan. I`m struggling to set my mind on what I have to buy and install. I came across some inline model which seems very powerfull but not sure how this will be installed under the ceiling and how easy would be to replace in the...
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    Input wiring
  9. P

    Cable colours, UK

    Extractor fan in bathroom. Old one went off with the light, as expected. new one has a timer. Red, black and yellow(?) input cable (earth cut short). Original guess was that the yellow was switched live? With light switched off, no power to any of the wires? Which left me confused. Vent Axia...
  10. LondonRoss

    Extractor fan not spinning, has power

    Hi all, Vent Axia Solo Plus HT (Model 427479) power but not working I have a Vent Axia ceiling mounted extractor fan in an internal bathroom which has not been operating for the past few months. The unit is connected to the light switch and seems to be connected to the power as a blue LED...
  11. O

    Gravity grille not opening when bathroom fan on

    I have just had a bathroom installed, and a Ventaxia extractor fan put in. It has a plastic gravity grille on the outside, and a flat cover on the front. I noticed that it is not doing much to clear steam, and checked the outside grille while the fan is on. It doesn't move. I'm guessing it's...
  12. S

    Soil vent leak in loft

    Hello, I previously thought I had a problem with leaking ventilation ducting from an extractor fan vent in the loft caused by steam from the shower fan and/or a leak in the roof. This originally started as a nail had pierced the flexible ducting used to connect the 2 pipes in the loft and...
  13. M

    Extractor fan selection

    Hi - I'm installing the ducting for a holiday let with extractors in the two en-suite shower/wet rooms, a kitchen and a shower attached to a sauna. I've sized them all and am looking at in line duct fans for the two shower/wet rooms of about 240m3/hr and about 25dBa at 3m. This is over spec...
  14. J

    Extractor Fans

    Hi all, this property was refurbished recently for a family member and the contractor did not finish job due to issues that had arisen. This extractor fan that can be seen in photos, has been left disconnected and has a 6 core wire coming out of extractor fan. I have looked at a few electrical...
  15. M

    Bathroom Refurb

    hi all, So, I’m looking to do a bathroom refurb, new bath sink etc. Already in there is a 700 x 700 shower with a door frame, one side is the main bathroom wall and the other is a tiled stud wall. My plan is to take the stud wall and shower tray out, and the door & frame. The current bath is...
  16. J

    Question about soil stack vents etc

    I have recently moved into a five year old, three story town house. When I was up in the loft I noticed that the soil pipe vent pipe for two of the bathrooms had become detached. I also noticed that the vent pipe for the two shower rooms that was located close to the eaves was disconnected. I...
  17. T

    Disconnecting bathroom extractor fan

    Hi, this may sound simple but I aleays want to be extra safe with electrics. I want to disconnect my extractor fan from the power supply. The cable runs into the light switch and only had the red cable wired up. I've disconnected the red cable and the fan now doesn't start up - is this OK or am...
  18. ralphius

    Bathroom extractor fan

    Hello all, I'm updating a bathroom in a hundred year old end-terrace. I'm adding a shower (the type with a mixer valve off the combi) as it didn't have a shower before and I want to add an inline extractor fan working off the light switch on an overrun timer. I intend to put the extractor fan...
  19. L

    Help! Silavent May 202 Replacement (Mayfair?)

    Hello all, I have a Silavent May 202 fan in my bathroom. It was there when I bought the house 3 years ago. The house was built in 1985. Not sure how long its been in there. Its stopped working when you switch the light on. I know that Silavent have discontinued this model and I cant find a...
  20. J

    Wiring bathroom extractor fan

    Hello all, new to the forum and looking for advice on installation of new bathroom extractor fan if anyone can help. I have replaced a very old manrose extractor fan with a new manrose 100mm mixed flow in line duct fan located in the loft. Problem is in the wiring connections, the old fan had...
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