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Fan How To & DIY

Improve the value of your home by discovering our fan step-by-step tips & ideas.

How to Upgrade to a Bigger Bath Fan

Switch out to a bigger fan to keep moisture off bathroom walls—without opening a window

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How to Properly Vent a Bathroom

Keeping a bathroom dry and mold-free is a matter of making sure the stale and humid air has a way to escape

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Installing a Whole House Fan

This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows a quick and clever way to keep a home cool

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How to Install a Bathroom Fan

In this video, This Old House host Kevin O'Connor works with a professional electrician to install a ventilation fan in a bathroom

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How to Install a Whole House Fan

This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows a quick and clever way to keep a home cool

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How to Install a Solar Attic Fan

In this how-to video, This Old House general contractor Tom Silva explains how to keep an attic cool

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How to Vent a Bathroom Fan

In this how-to video, This Old House general contractor Tom Silva provides an escape for bathroom moisture

How to Install a Bathroom Vent Fan

It's the best way to expel moisture-laden air and odors, and we have step-by-step instructions for adding a bathroom ceiling vent fan.

How to Install a Ceiling Fan

Looking to upgrade your ceiling fan? Read this step-by-step guide to putting in a versatile and stylish fixture.