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ccu
Bathroom vent lets outside odors in

Problem with main floor bathroom vents allowing odors outside into the house, so much so it's like having the windows open. Never had this problem in previous houses we've owned or lived in. Can be problematic when skunks are roaming outside at night and their odors enter the house. Doesn't matter if vents fans are turned on or off.

dj1
Re: Bathroom vent lets outside odors in

Can you pinpoint where exactly the exterior smell is coming into the bathroom?
Do you have the same problem in the rest of the house?

ccu
Re: Bathroom vent lets outside odors in

The bathroom fans.

Gizmo
Re: Bathroom vent lets outside odors in

Where does the vent exit the house. Is it possible the exterior flapper cover is missing and some critter crawled in the pipe and died.......

Thats the only way I can see any oder backing up into the house..

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