Wiring a Bathroom Exhaust Fan and Switch

By Dave Rongey - Summary:

How to Install a Bathroom Exhaust Fan and Electrical Wiring for Switches: Do I need a neutral wire between switch boxes for the circuit wiring?

Bathroom Exhaust Fan Switch

Electrical Question: Do I need a neutral wire between switch boxes for the circuit wiring?

Thank You very much in advance. Jayme.

This electrical wiring question came from: Jayme, a Homeowner from Ontario, Canada.

Additional Comments: Great idea and very useful and much appreciated tool for homeowners.

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical wiring question Jayme.

Wiring a Bathroom Exhaust Fan and Switches

Application: Bathroom Exhaust Fan and Switches.
Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced – Best performed by a Licensed Electrician.
Tools Required: Basic Electricians Pouch Hand Tools, sheet rock tools, a non-conductive ladder and a Voltage Tester.
Estimated Time: Depends on personal level experience, ability to work with hand tools and the access to the attic and area of the exhaust fan.
Precaution: Identify the circuit that will be used to power the bath exhaust fan, turn it OFF and Tag it with a Note before working with the wiring.
Notice: Installing additional electrical wiring should be done with a permit and be inspected.

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  1. Ed Anderson says:

    I would like to know there to find a limit switch for a bathroom exhaust fan. It is a Fasco model R359


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