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Well, my friends it's time for yet, another heater light exhaust fan combo install and we're going with the uh delta one here, hopefully it'll last so unboxing.
This, uh, just to be just to show you guys these, uh, sidearm things, go in the in the in the styrofoam here on the side.
So some of the tools you're going to need probably a phillips head screwdriver, possibly an impact driver you're going to need the punch out, uh, screw part that goes in there stop.
So that needs to be popped out.
And you need that part that screws in and holds your wire.
So this doesn't cut it up I'm going the attic so I'm wearing that for protection long sleeve, shirts and pants, what else so here's this, and that wires are accessible through the side here.
Um, what you definitely need is one of these to test your voltage must have be very careful double triple check.
I already went out to the circuit breaker turned off.
My um turned off my switches here.
So I had that sealed off because it's kind of windy and uh had stuff going up in there.
So I'm gonna pull that down, um, this is like, oh, I don't know, one, two three, probably like the fourth or fifth install on these things that I've done in the last few months.
And we've just been having horrible luck with heaters on these different brands.
But the heaters is burning out.
You can't, run them for, you know, a half hour.
And then they just burn out the other one like ended up melting, uh, the thing and then going out.
So hopefully that's, not gonna happen guys.
I went with delta, uh, had some brown, uh, new tone ones going out on me.
So here we go.
This is what we did so far, I kind of just prepped this one all your wires are accessible from the side here.
So we have the spaghetti wires there.
I actually have a little thing if you could prep this beforehand, it makes it kind of nice so I'm going to be pulling popping this.
One off just use like a flathead screwdriver.
You can get it under there and kind of punch that out so we're going to do that.
Excuse me and I'm going to put in install that one little piece there all right.
So the easiest way to pop these out just get a flathead screwdriver, stick it in there and just pop it out that way.
So this is what I'm talking about it's, not included in there.
This is a wire I'm, not sure the exact real technical term for it.
But your wire goes in there.
And then as you screw that in there to hold it in place so it's like it just screws onto the back right here.
This goes through this screws on just usually just hand tighten that.
And there we go.
Oh one thing else.
I forgot, uh, electrician's tape and then we're heading up in the attic guys for the fun part here's, a familiar spot for me up in the attic again, for like the 20th, install comfort zone here.
I guess you can't get down here test our wires looks like they are not hot.
Okay, first things, first then a little bit.
And so this is going to go down there like this I'll make sure this isn't even going to reach over there to my wires now wouldn't that be a fun little thing.
This goes over here.
Yeah, my wires, aren't long enough to come over here, that's pretty spectacular.
So all right? Well, we got to push all these through there.
Okay, you've got to go through here.
So just feed them through there.
It's just amazing looks like we're, not gonna it's just not gonna give to that.
So that's all the wire we got right there.
The other one was back here.
This one's over it here ceases to amaze me here all right so through, I guess should gain us a couple more inches on our wires.
Okay, let's go that should uh should right there? Give us? Oh my gosh, of course, of course, it's flathead.
Why wouldn't it heads or whatever right gotta improvise? I guess, uh.
This one all right just don't see that going anywhere? Okay.
So now the fun part you're gonna install these all right now take this off.
And these are gonna slide in there there you go all right, yes, oh, come on just be careful help help, oh cried for help.
But no help came.
I gotta go all the way downstairs and help myself we'll be back.
I was crying for help, but no help him crying for help down to the comfort zone back in the comfy spot again, all right, try it again.
So this flips over like that, all right here right over there all right? Right there over the hole all right? Hmm.
I think we won up a little bit come in to the job a little bit right right about there.
So of course, my impact drivers over there, see if I can't get over there and reach it come on buddy, these little screws, they gave us one.
So same thing with this side right and then that's too long, of course, and then I can't pull this out, oh my gosh, oh I pull it out.
Go all right.
So let's, try this way now see that's gonna give me a spot.
I need to get that out of oh, come on you're miserable stinking all right again, you gotta be joking here.
Go all right, put an angle here, I'll lift this up so it's, even we want it to be right there? I think, uh, one more I'm, not gonna let you use this one here, that's, too long.
This one's gonna be a fun one here.
Oh try it again.
Oh my gosh, dude.
I need a stronger magnet on this thing, the super frustrating, uh, come on man.
Oh so, stupid, right now.
Come on bro.
You gotta be joking me.
No, hey, yes.
So pretty good there.
I don't know if I need a couple more screws in each one, maybe just for to let the good times roll, uh, there a little more, hopefully tougher that last one all right one, screw takes as long as seven or five, whatever, I think that's it for my uh impact driver.
Comes the fun part that we've all been waiting for, which is the wiring of this bad.
Boy, all right.
So let's do the easy part.
First because we know that the grounds go together, we're gonna wire our grounds real quick all right now, the fun part begins.
The fun part begins.
Three, blacks, two bucks, four lights, parker's in a pair.
I think all the whites go together, and I need my diagram.
So back back, we go and I'll be right back already should have the wiring.
Now, get back into our little position here without killing ourselves.
Ouch want the head there.
Okay, oh all right.
Let's, get the crack in.
So here we go.
We got three whites, three, white wires, they're all going to go together with one of our incoming lights.
So three of those the one right, yeah, the red, if you only have two blacks, two whites red's going to the white.
We got a black.
Look at the black got a black going to blue all right there.
We go that should be all.
We need for that.
Next we're going to attach our structure, just like that.
Okay, it's gonna go slide it underneath here, get that on as much as possible all right, looking good there.
You can put some duct tape along the edges, too to just eliminate some of your airflow.
I like to put some duct tape on the side, get it on there that just helps eliminate some airflow along the back side there you got to be kidding, me man, right? Okay, put that down here like that get all our gaps covered there for care.
So actually looks pretty good.
There got one on this side there we go all right so I'm actually gonna go, uh, I'm gonna test this real quick.
I don't need that stuff I'm gonna make sure turn this on make sure my wires were good.
I think I could put back most of this stuff here.
Okay, keep these little screws.
I guess pockets under this here thing I can go back under here like that.
Then I just gotta test my thing here, see, if I got my wires, hooked up correctly or not so I'm gonna turn on the breaker and get out of here, see how it's working we'll be right back all right? So it was the heater and the vent were switched around on the switch.
So I just changed the wire the black and the blue one, I just switched them to the other, the one blue to the other black and the other black the other to the other black so switched it that way my switch configuration is the same as it was now simply going to install this get this screwed on there and well done.
So I guess I shouldn't have put this back yet, but that's right squish it down like that.
So we're just going to try to force all these down in there, make sure we got a good connection on all these.
So these just all go down inside there on there.
So push all those in there, hopefully for the matter there we go all right, yeah, then we're just gonna screw that in there there we go.
So once we've got all those shoved in there, take our last little screw here, there we go super excited.
Good to go happy, coffee you're done here.
Thanks for watching see you next time, hopefully this will be the last of these installs you'll ever see me do.
But I've done so many of these now, if I lose my job I'll, just install these for the rest of my life, thanks for watching guys have a great day.
See you next time? Okay.
Now for this last part of the fan, it's, actually, pretty simple and have this on there already.
But I wanted to show you guys a little bit, um, just plug in your fan up in the plug there's.
Only one little plug there you plug that in, I mean, I'm, sorry for your light.
And then you just take your screw and screw that in right here.
So the, um, the side mounts up on top.
They can come down a little bit past.
The sheetrock here I made them kind of flush.
And so I need to get a longer screw.
So, when you put this in it's got to drop down a little bit, um, so I think past the sheetrock they gave me a really short screw.
So I just used a longer one because all my other fans I had them like kind of even with the sheetrock.
But this one was a little bit, um different.
So I just grabbed the random screw, I had it in my garage and just put some paper in the hole and screw that in so um, it's, actually working so until it doesn't work.
Okay, what is this righty tighty, lefty loosey, which way are we going in here? Okay, this way backwards here.
This is really difficult trying to hold my phone while doing this.
So so you would just line up that screw with the hole there, put it in just screw it in and it's holding quite well.
I might actually go up in the attic and adjust it.
So those, uh, so the sides of the thing come down a little bit, but it was just such a pain to screw those in.
So when you do that just make sure your things drop down a little bit, or you just need a longer, screw either way is is really not a problem.
So okay, guys.
Thanks for watching this.
See you next time have a great day.
If the vent fan has a built-in heater, it must have its own 20-amp circuit. This is called a "dedicated" circuit because it serves only one appliance or fixture. Heat lamps, wall heaters, and other built-in heating appliances may also require dedicated circuits.
If the bath vent fan includes a separate electric heater, the heater will usually require its own separate circuit and control switch. But when the fan includes also a light and perhaps an electric heater there are actually three circuits to complete, each with its own controlling switch.Can you run a bathroom fan and heater at the same time? ›
A: Yes, you can use the heater and exhaust fan at the same time.How does a bathroom exhaust fan with heater work? ›
Much like standard exhaust fans, bathroom heater fans remove the moisture in the air by drawing it out through your home's air ducts. They can even do a better job of removing much of the humidity when you're showering.How do you know if your bathroom exhaust fan is venting? ›
We recommend doing a toilet paper test to ensure your fan is functioning effectively. Take 2 pieces of toilet paper. Turn the fan on and put the toilet paper up to the fan. The fan should suck the toilet paper up and it should stay attached to the fan.Can a bathroom fan and light be on the same circuit? ›
A bathroom exhaust fan on the same circuit as the lighting is okay. Many bathroom fans contain lights intended to be wired to the same switch on the same circuit. They can also be wired to other switches separately.Does a bathroom fan need a 20 amp switch? ›
While older bathrooms were often served by one 15-amp circuit, a new or remodeled bathroom generally requires at least two circuits—a 15-amp or 20-amp general lighting circuit and a 20-amp outlet circuit. A third 20-amp circuit may be required to power the vent fan if it includes a heat lamp.How many amps does a bathroom exhaust fan draw? ›
Under normal operating conditions, the electrical current draw of the fan is quite small often around 1 amp. However, when the motor stalls, the current can increase 10x to around 10 amps. This is not high enough to trip the circuit breaker, but it is high enough to overheat the motor windings and cause a fire.Are bathroom vent heaters safe? ›
Although these fans are “Great at preventing steamed-up mirrors, damp walls and fogged widows…and remove odors…they are also a fire hazard,” a firefighter said. “These fans, over time, build up lint that insulates the motor, exacerbating the heat build-up.Are bathroom heaters worth it? ›
Benefits of bathroom heaters
Reduces the moisture in the air – this helps prevent mould build-up on the bathroom fixtures, on the ceiling and walls. Saves water and time – there's no need to prolong jumping out of a hot shower if your bathroom is just as warm as the water.
Bath fan exhaust can and does cause massive mold blooms and wood rot in attic spaces. The fan exhaust must vent directly to the exterior of the home. Do not put the vent termination in a roof overhang or soffit.Is it code to have heat vent in bathroom? ›
Bathroom Ventilation Requirements Summary. The model building codes adopted by most jurisdictions typically require bathroom ventilation to be provided either by an operable window (3 sq. ft. or greater) or by mechanical means - a bathroom vent fan (20 continuous or 50 cfm intermittent, vented to the building exterior.Does a heater need its own circuit? ›
The National Electrical Code requires that all major appliances have dedicated circuits. Major appliances include refrigerators, stoves, washers & dryers, and some space heaters. Space heaters can range from 400 to 1500 watts, but a good rule of thumb is that the maximum watts per outlet should never exceed 1500 watts.Why does my bathroom fan have a heater? ›
Today's household bath fans not only contain fan motors to draw room air through the vent, but they also often contain lighting and even heaters to quickly warm up the bathroom and help lower humidity.How many amps does a bathroom heater draw? ›
We usually plug a 1500 watt heater into a standard 120V circuit: A 1500 watt 120V heater draws 12.5 amps. A 1500 watt 240V heater draws 6.3 amps.Can a bathroom exhaust fan be on a 15 amp circuit? ›
Important NEC Bathroom Regulations
General lighting/fan circuit required: Each bathroom should have a circuit for lighting and an exhaust fan. According to the Code, this circuit may be a 15-amp circuit if it serves just lighting, but it should be a 20-amp circuit if it is also serving a vent fan.