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Install the new, quieter fan
and motor assembly inside
the existing fan housing.
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Broan or Nautilus grille
Look at your fan's grille to
determine the fan type. If it
looks like this one, it's probably
a Broan or a Nautilus.
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If the grille looks like this
one, it's most likely a NuTone.
A new kit from Broan and NuTone
lets you cut fan noise almost in half
(meaning the fan is barely audible).
Installing the new fan and motor only takes
about 10 minutes, with no rewiring or duct
work required. The kit works on most
Broan, NuTone and Nautilus fans—most
bath fans are one of these brands. The Bath
Fan Upgrade Kit is simply a quieter
replacement fan that fits in the existing
housing, so there's no need to rip up the
ceiling, and the new grille gives your fan a
The more powerful motor in this quieter
fan means the fan will do a better job
of ventilating the room. Buy the kit (No.
690) on Broan's Web site (broan.com)
or at most home centers. Everything you need is contained
in the kit, including the wrench.
If you have a grille other than the two
shown here, the upgrade kit won't work
on your fan.