Venting Exhaust Fans Through the Roof

Vent an exhaust fan the correct way— through a roof hood.

Required Tools for this Project

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

  • Hammer
  • Caulk gun
  • Corded drill
  • Jigsaw
  • Pry bar

Required Materials for this Project

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

  • Roof-mounted exhaust vent
  • Asphalt roof cement
  • Roofing nails
  • 4-in. rigid or flexible duct with insulation