Fan How To & DIY
Improve the value of your home by discovering our fan step-by-step tips & ideas.
How to Size and Install a Ceiling Fan
A step-by-step guide to help you choose the right ceiling fan for your space and put it into place.
How to Install an Exhaust Fan in a Wall
Scott Caron, master electrician for Ask This Old House, helps a homeowner put in an exhaust fan to rid her kitchen of smelly cooking odors.
How to Install an Electric Whole-House Fan
This Old House general contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner install an energy-efficient whole-house fan
How to Install a Ceiling Fan on a Cathedral Ceiling
This Old House host Kevin O'Connor and electrician Scott Caron head to Denver to install a fan on a cathedral ceiling
How to Upgrade to a Bigger Bath Fan
Switch out to a bigger fan to keep moisture off bathroom walls—without opening a window
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
Installing a Whole House Fan
This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows a quick and clever way to keep a home cool
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
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.
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
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.