Extractor fan installation and replacement

Replace old models or install new

Effectively ventilate kitchens and bathrooms

Rates from £90 per hour

Our team can install a variety of extractor fan options, including bathroom fans, kitchen fans, and commercial ventilation systems.

We can also replace old or faulty extractor fans to improve air quality and reduce the risk of damp or mould.

With our fast and reliable service, you can have peace of mind knowing that your property’s ventilation needs are in good hands.

At SE London Electrical, we understand the importance of proper ventilation in a home. Installing an extractor fan is one of the most effective ways to improve indoor air quality, reduce moisture, and prevent mould growth. Extractor fans are commonly installed in bathrooms, kitchens, and other areas where moisture and odours can accumulate.

If you’re experiencing dampness, condensation, or mould growth in your home, it may be time to consider an extractor fan installation. Our team of professional electricians has years of experience in providing high-quality extractor fan installations that meet your specific needs and requirements. We can help you select the right fan for your home, install it safely and efficiently, and ensure that it’s working properly before we leave.

Don’t let poor ventilation compromise your indoor air quality and your health. Contact us today to schedule an extractor fan installation and enjoy a more comfortable and healthy home environment. We take pride in our work and guarantee your complete satisfaction with our services.

Extractor Fan Installation Requirements

Whether it’s in the kitchen or bathroom, extractor fans are essential for removing moisture, unpleasant odours, and harmful pollutants from the air. Our team of professional electricians has years of experience installing extractor fans in homes and businesses across south east London.

Location Requirements

When it comes to installing an extractor fan, the location is crucial. In the bathroom, the fan should be installed in Zone 1, which is the area above the bath or shower. In the kitchen, the fan should be installed above the hob or cooker. It’s essential to ensure that the fan is not too close to any water sources and is protected against water ingress.

Electrical Requirements

Extractor fans must be installed by a qualified electrician to ensure they meet all electrical requirements. Our team of electricians is fully qualified and experienced in installing extractor fans. We ensure that all electrical connections are made correctly and safely.

Ventilation Requirements

Extractor fans must meet certain ventilation requirements to ensure they are effective in removing moisture and pollutants from the air. In the bathroom, the fan should have a rating of at least 80 CFM, and in the kitchen, the fan should have a rating of at least 150 CFM. We can help you choose the right extractor fan for your needs and ensure that it meets all ventilation requirements.

At SE London Electrical, we are committed to providing professional and reliable extractor fan installation services. We understand the importance of proper installation and ensure that all our installations meet UK regulations and standards. Contact us today to schedule your extractor fan installation.

Extractor Fan Installation Process

Planning the Installation

Before installing an extractor fan, we always start with careful planning. We assess the area where the fan will be installed and determine the best location for maximum efficiency. We take into account factors such as the size of the room, the type of ventilation needed, and the placement of any obstacles that could affect airflow.

Preparing the Area

Once we have determined the best location for the extractor fan, we prepare the area for installation. This involves clearing away any insulation or debris that may interfere with the installation process. We also make sure that the area is clean and free from any potential hazards.

Wiring the Extractor Fan

After preparing the area, we move on to wiring the extractor fan. We ensure that all electrical connections are secure and that the fan is properly grounded. We also make sure that the wiring is up to code and that all safety precautions are taken.

Mounting the Extractor Fan

Once the wiring is complete, we mount the extractor fan in place. We make sure that the fan is level and securely fastened to the ceiling or wall. We also ensure that the venting system is properly aligned and that there are no leaks or obstructions that could affect the fan’s performance.

Testing the Extractor Fan

Finally, we test the extractor fan to ensure that it is working properly. We check that the fan is providing adequate ventilation and that it is running quietly and efficiently. We also make sure that all safety features are functioning correctly. Installing an extractor fan is a common solution to problems such as poor air quality, excessive humidity, and unpleasant odours. 

Extractor Fan Maintenance

Regular extractor fan maintenance is crucial to ensure that it functions properly and efficiently. Neglecting to maintain your extractor fan can lead to a build-up of dust and debris, which can reduce its effectiveness and even cause it to break down. Here are some essential maintenance tasks that you should perform on your extractor fan:

Cleaning the Extractor Fan

One of the most important maintenance tasks for your extractor fan is cleaning it. Over time, dust and other debris can build up on the fan blades, reducing its efficiency and potentially causing damage. To clean your extractor fan, you should:

  • Turn off the power to the fan
  • Remove the cover or grille
  • Clean the blades with a soft brush or cloth
  • Use a vacuum cleaner to remove any remaining dust or debris
  • Replace the cover or grille

You should aim to clean your extractor fan at least once every six months, or more frequently if you use it regularly.

Replacing the Extractor Fan Filter

If your extractor fan has a filter, it is important to replace it regularly to ensure that the fan operates efficiently. The filter will become clogged over time with dust and other debris, which can reduce the fan’s effectiveness and increase energy consumption. To replace the filter, you should:

  • Turn off the power to the fan
  • Remove the cover or grille
  • Remove the old filter
  • Insert the new filter
  • Replace the cover or grille

You should check the manufacturer’s instructions to determine how frequently the filter needs to be replaced, but typically it should be done every six to twelve months.

By performing these essential maintenance tasks, you can ensure that your extractor fan operates efficiently and effectively, helping to keep your home or business free from moisture, mould, and other issues.

If you need an extractor fan fitted or replaced, don’t hesitate to contact us. Our team is always ready to help, and we are confident that we can provide you with the best possible service.

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