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Every winter water drips from my bathroom ceiling mounted extractor fan, worse when there is bad condensation. The vent goes straight up and up through the loft space and out of the roof, there appears to be a cover to this vent. This morning the extractor fan blew up, blowing the fuses upstairs. Just wonder what my options are, seal off roof, put elbow or something in vent ? Just replacing fan is not going to work. Thank you.

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Condensation is created by 2 exteme temperature change.
looks like the loft space is colder than the rest of the house.
first make sure there is not blockage in the vent. then warp the vent with fiberglass as much as you can. it doesn't matter what R value the fiberglass is. just enough to cut the temperture change.
you still going to need a exhust fan in the bathroom.

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