An exhaust fan that is not functioning properly in your kitchen or bathroom could cause unpleasant odors that can be found in the areas in your home.
The good thing is that it's possible to fix your fan without replacing it with expensive parts. Prior to tackling your repairs to your exhaust fan ensure that you turn off the power source to the fan. You can also contact professionals for commercial kitchen exhaust & filtration maintenance.
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The first step is to take off the cover of the exhaust fan that is which is responsible for protecting the blade of the fan. If the cover seems slightly stuck, make use of a putty knife, or a flat-head screwdriver to cut the edges around the fan's cover so that it can fall off quickly.
The reason the fan may not perform is the growth of mildew or mold, along with dirt and dirt. The latter tends to form in the areas in which your fan's blade is connected to the motor and prevents the blade from spinning correctly and removing moisture and air from the space.
If this happens, you'll have to take off the cover of the fan's exhaust, take off the fan's blade and apply a brush to completely clean it. Also, you will need to scrub the space where the fan blade is connected in the direction of the motor.
Another reason for problems with exhaust fans is defective wiring. You must examine the wiring connections between the motor of your exhaust fan in the direction of the power switch, to confirm that they function properly.