- Bathroom Extractor Fan with Light
- Centrifugal Fans
- Commercial Extractor Fans
- Domestic Extractor Fans
- Domestic Extractor Fans (Humidistat)
- Domestic Extractor Fans (Low Voltage)
- Fan Accessories
- Fan Accessories (Commercial)
- Fan Controllers
- In-Duct Fan Kits
- In-Duct Fans
- PIR Extractor Fans
- Pull Cord Extractor Fans
- Timer Extractor Fan
FAQs for extractor fans
What types of extractor fans do you offer?
YESSS Electrical's kitchen and bathroom fans help to remove moisture, heat, food and cooking smells, smoke or steam and prevent condensation in areas without windows. Our wide range of extractor fans includes:
Bathroom ceiling extractor fans
Kitchen extractor fans
Commercial extractor fans
How do I choose the right bathroom extractor fan or kitchen extractor fan model for my needs?
When selecting an extractor fan, consider factors such as the size of the area you need to ventilate, the required airflow rate (measured in cubic meters per hour), noise level, and any additional features you may require, such as timers, humidity sensors or energy-efficient motors.
It's also essential to choose a fan with the appropriate IP (Ingress Protection) rating for use in damp or humid environments, such as bathrooms, showers or kitchens. There are also a variety of colour options to consider.
Can I install a bathroom extractor fan or kitchen extractor fan myself, or do I need a professional?
While some modern extractor fans can be installed by a knowledgeable DIY enthusiast, we recommend consulting with a qualified electrician to ensure proper installation, compliance with UK regulations and optimal performance.
Our range of different types of bathroom extractor fans and kitchen extractor fans are suitable for use as wall fans, as well as ceiling-mounted systems.
How do I maintain an extractor fan?
Regular maintenance is essential for ensuring the efficiency and longevity of your extractor fan. Clean the kitchen or bathroom fan blades, grille and housing periodically to remove dust and debris, and replace any worn or damaged parts as needed. Some fans also have removable filters that should be cleaned or replaced according to the manufacturer's recommendations.
What are centrifugal fans and when should I use them?
Centrifugal fans are a type of extractor fan designed for use in areas where higher air pressure is required, such as long duct runs or spaces with high levels of humidity. These fans use a rotating impeller to generate airflow, making them more powerful and efficient than standard axial fans, which are typically used for smaller residential applications.
Are there any regulations or safety considerations when installing bathroom extractor fans and kitchen extractor fans?
Yes, extractor fans must be installed according to UK building regulations and electrical codes. These regulations may vary depending on your location and the specific ventilation application (e.g., bathroom or kitchen). Always consult with a qualified electrician to ensure compliance with all relevant safety standards and guidelines.
How do I determine the appropriate airflow rate for my extractor fan?
The required airflow rate for your extractor fan depends on the size of the space you need to ventilate and the specific application. As a general rule, bathroom extractor fans should provide an airflow rate of at least 15 litres per second (54 cubic metres per hour), while kitchen extractor fans should provide at least 30 litres per second (108 cubic metres per hour). For commercial applications or spaces with unique ventilation requirements, consult with a qualified professional to determine the appropriate airflow rate.
Can extractor fans be used with a timer or other control options?
Yes, many extractor fans are compatible with timers, humidity sensors or other control options that allow you to customise their operation based on your specific needs. These features can help improve energy efficiency and ensure that your fan operates only when needed, reducing unnecessary noise and wear on the motor.