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Old 07-25-2007, 08:26 PM   #1
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Fan-tastic Vent (Fan)

Anyone install a vent cover over this fan?

Maxx Air makes one for high speed fans. The Fan-tastic Vent literature says not to install Maxx Air covers over the vent. I would guess the Maxx Air cover made for these type fans would be acceptable. No?

I have the Create-a-Breeze model, and would like to install something like this:

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Old 07-26-2007, 09:02 AM   #2
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Yes. I installed one over the standard issue three-speed exhaust fan on my Flagstaff. Works fine.
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Yes. I installed one over the standard issue three-speed exhaust fan on my Flagstaff. Works fine.

Same here and no problems at all.


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Old 07-26-2007, 10:24 AM   #4
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Same here and no problems at all.


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I'm a little slow and confused...
Did both of you install the cover as linked above over your fan?
Or did you install one of the 'standard' covers over your fan?
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As per link.
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These fans move a whole lotta air, and I'm sure that's why they don't want you to cover it. But the covers MADE specifically for these HI/VOL fans seem ok to me. I may give it a try. (of course these covers cost 3 times the standard model)
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They sure do. Watch for a sale at camping world. Of course, since you are stationary, you could buy a cupola from Lowe's or some such place and stick it up there. That would look cool and give others something to talk about.
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Jolly,

I went with these over the regular vents(kitchen & bedroom).
They claim to have 30% more open vent area than standard vent covers, with vents on 3 sides instead of just 1. They also hinge open for cleaning, with no extra parts to buy.
I'll be adding one over my Create-a-Breeze fan in the bathroom.
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Jolly,

I went with these over the regular vents(kitchen & bedroom).
They claim to have 30% more open vent area than standard vent covers, with vents on 3 sides instead of just 1. They also hinge open for cleaning, with no extra parts to buy.
I'll be adding one over my Create-a-Breeze fan in the bathroom.
Cool. Let me know how it works for you.

A cupola...now you are talking!

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Old 07-27-2007, 05:31 AM   #10
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I went with these over the regular vents(kitchen & bedroom).
They claim to have 30% more open vent area than standard vent covers, with vents on 3 sides instead of just 1. They also hinge open for cleaning, with no extra parts to buy.
I use these also. Seem to work great. A friend of mine has a motor home and he asked me how the auto close when raining would work. Mine does not have this feature. I have used the fan in some pretty intense rain storms with no problem.
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