An ingenius way to vent out your bathroom fan.

An ingenius way to vent out your bathroom fan.

Sometimes the things we see are mind-blowing.

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Comment by Jim Mikel on March 20, 2011 at 6:52pm

Jack, that is too funny!  I can only imagine how fast the blower door was turned off.  I had a similar situation where the owner had their dryer vent hooked up mutually with their bathroom fan (that the owner said did not work).  The only difference is that when the blower door turned on, lint was flying around that had been stuck in the bathroom vent!

Comment by Jack Baikoff on March 20, 2011 at 6:37pm
It's in Long Island, New York state. The owner did this himself after the installation of a bathroom fan. I've heard of at least one other instance of a bathroom fan being vented into a soil stack since I've taken this picture. There, when an auditor started the blower-door test the house filled with the stench coming from the bathroom fan.
Comment by Jim Mikel on March 19, 2011 at 7:44pm
Where was this?  In Missouri the building inspection codes are sooooo tough.  They would never allow it.
Comment by Eric Gribin on February 11, 2011 at 7:23am

What are they spending on air freshener?

Comment by Michael Dunseith on February 7, 2011 at 5:38pm

Mark,

BPI  requires that bath fans be vented outside.

No mention of soil stack pipes!

Kinda defeats the purpose of a bath fan to remove odors!

Comment by Mark Richardson on February 7, 2011 at 4:35pm

Yea, and the inside too!

wow...

Comment by Michael Dunseith on February 7, 2011 at 3:53pm
LOL, Thats a good one. Hose straight, no bends or Kinks. Love the duct tape. Cant make this stuff up.  I wonder what the program people would say? After all it is vented to the outside!

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