How to Repair a Bathroom Fan

Replace a dead motor and improve air flow

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Caulk gun
  • 4-in-1 screwdriver
  • Adjustable wrench
  • Drill/driver, cordless
  • Drill bit set
  • Pry bar
  • Utility knife

Trouble light

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • Roof vent cap
  • Flexible, insulated duct
  • Aluminum duct
  • 6-in. hose clamps (2)
  • Roofing nails, 1-1/4-in.
  • Sheet metal screws, 1/2-in.
  • Roof cement (tube)