Without a good bathroom fan, then those luxuriously long showers may just end up harming your manufactured home because all that moisture and humidity if left concentrated in your bathroom, does create a perfect breeding ground for mildew and mold which can damage the wood framing and drywall. In this regard, it is very important to have a functional and efficient bathroom fan. There are several factors which one must take into consideration when choosing these fans. At the top of the list, it is important to ensure that it has the appropriate air flow capacity which is usually measured in cubic feet per minute (cfm), ideally, you fan should have one cfm for Sq Ft of floor space in the bathroom.
It is also important to take note of the noise level of the fan which is usually rated in sones. Fans which are rated in excess of 4.0 sones tend to be quite loud: those rated between 1.5 to 2.0 sones are very good whereas those rated from 0.5 sones to 1.2 are exceptionally quiet. The prices tend to vary depending on the level of noise and technology adopted.
It is also advisable to go for smart fans which have functions such as motion sensor activation which turn on immediately someone enters the bathroom, those with overhead lighting, those fitted with night lighting, fans with humidity sensing capabilities as well as those with built in heaters such as infra-red lights.
Finally, it is also important to take into consideration the energy efficiency levels of the bathroom fan. ENERGY STAR verified fans use at least sixty percent less energy than other standard fans. Here are some examples of popular manufactured home bathroom fans, they include the following:
1) Product Name: WhisperValue Lite Bathroom Fan fitted with lights
Product Price: $ 114.99
Product URL: http://is.gd/gxGjJz
Product Details: this is a perfect marriage of convenience and efficiency. Using an aerodynamic fan design technology, the performance is outstanding and the operation is very quite. It uses features such as the sirocco fan that’s been tapered so as to deliver an improved ventilation experience in the bathroom. With a housing that’s super slim at 3 3/8 inches, these fans are ideal for a mobile home because they require minimal space and does not require a lot of ceiling cavity for its installation. It is worth mentioning that this fan is ENERGY STAR qualified.
2) Product Name: NuTone Bathroom Exhaust Fan
Product Price: $ 111.99
Product URL: http://is.gd/j5f5VX
Product Details: does represent the ultimate in bathroom fan solutions. This fan is bound to bring some feel and look of elegance to any bathroom. Because of its size, this fan is barely noticeable and is also very easy to install. With a housing of measurement of 10 � inch by 11 3/8 inch by 7 5/8 and grille dimensions of 13” by 40”, this quiet and corrosion resistant bathroom fan is also ENERGY STAR certified. It sold with a one year warranty.
3) Product Name: Mobile Home 7” Vertical Ventilation Fan
Product Price: $ 45.99
Product URL: http://is.gd/SM2xUz
Product Details: this is an ideal option for mobile owners who are looking for both functionality and convenience. Measuring 7” in height and 10” in width, with a white colored white grille, the fan is used usually directly from the roof. It is also worth mentioning that the fan is very easy to install and because of its size, it does not occupy lots of ceiling or cavity space.
4) Product Name: Lighted Vent Bathroom Fans
Product Price: $ 69.00
Product URL: http://is.gd/TXRSFA
Product Details: these bath vent fans a fitted with a powerful 115V motor which is efficient and ultra quite. The well thought out design and highly attractive round screw grill does allow for very easy positioning. It is also easy to install with the snap-in junction box cover and plug-in motor: it does come with all the instruction manuals though. The fan is available with an attractive white reflector grill which provides 15.5 inches of air intake. A cable strain relief is usually provided with the fan.
5) Product Name: Ventline Bath Fan with Light
Product Price: $ 69.90
Product URL: http://is.gd/xWt1xd
Product Details: has a super silent 120V lighted bath fan with damper. It also has a 7” diameter exhaust connection, an 8” Long lens and a 12 3/8 diameter white ceiling ring. Only one electrical connection is required to turn on both the bulb and the fan. It does mount into the ceilings and exhausts through the roof. A 220V version is also available with similar dimensions. The fan is easy to maintain as well as to install.