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Old 05-01-2020, 09:34 AM   #1
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Cleaning Bathroom Fan Screen

Is there an easy way to access and clean the bathroom vent screen? I have reached in and vacuumed from the rooftop and from inside the bathroom, but it looks like the dust has caked onto the top of the screen.

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Rather than pulling the dust in, how about using canned air to blow it out? Maybe even a vacuum set on exhaust would work.
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Old 05-01-2020, 10:45 AM   #3
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Is there an easy way to access and clean the bathroom vent screen? I have reached in and vacuumed from the rooftop and from inside the bathroom, but it looks like the dust has caked onto the top of the screen.

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Fred undo the screws and the outside cover comes off . There should be two little screws to remove screen to clean . The screen will come off . Pat
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Fred: Pull the handle down, remove the two small screws (on sides of handle) to remove the handle and then you remove the two screws holding the screen and the switch so you can pull the screen out to clean it. All from inside.

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Old 05-01-2020, 11:23 AM   #5
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Fred: Pull the handle down, remove the two small screws (on sides of handle) to remove the handle and then you remove the two screws holding the screen and the switch so you can pull the screen out to clean it. All from inside.

https://allthingsrving.com/how-to-cl...room-vent-fan/
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Thankyou for correcting my reply Dave it has been a long time since I did it . It was really easy to do . I just didn’t remember you don’t need to remove ring but maybe I did . As I said a long time but pulling the screen off is the best way to clean it . Pat
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Fred undo the screws and the outside cover comes off . There should be two little screws to remove screen to clean . The screen will come off . Pat
Pat: When I first read your post I thought you were suggesting to remove the cover on the exterior because you said “outside”. At any rate Fred got the info he needs.
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Pat: When I first read your post I thought you were suggesting to remove the cover on the exterior because you said “outside”. At any rate Fred got the info he needs.
All good Dave ! Pat
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Rather than pulling the dust in, how about using canned air to blow it out? Maybe even a vacuum set on exhaust would work.

Thanks Donna!
I tried that first, but the dust seems caked on. Gonna need more aggressive measures.

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Cleaning Bathroom Fan Screen

Thanks to Pat (PatandLinda) and Dave (rubicon327) for your inputs.

I was able to remove and clean the screen successfully. Once again, Lola is happy!!!

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Thanks to Pat (PatandLinda) and Dave (rubicon327) for your inputs.

I was able to remove and clean the screen successfully. Once again, Lola is happy!!!

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I noticed last trip my screen is loose and the fan is making some noise, so thanks for the guidance. Are there any lube points that need some greasing when this is apart?
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I noticed last trip my screen is loose and the fan is making some noise, so thanks for the guidance. Are there any lube points that need some greasing when this is apart?
Hi Greg all the parts if needed can be replaced . I have the order sheet and can dig out if needed . Pat
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Thank you for the information on cleaning the bathroom fan. I just cleaned ours after 3 years of full time use. It sure looks great!
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