The best bathroom extractor fans for a fresh, dry space

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Best bathroom extractor fan: Quick menu

1. The list in brief  
2. Best overall: Envirovent SIL100T Axial Silent Extractor Fan
3. Quietest fan: Xpelair C4TS Axial Extractor Fan
4. Best for energy efficiency: Manrose QF100T Axial Fan
5. Best in-line fan: Blauberg UK TURBO-150 Extractor Fan
6. Best centrifugal fan: Vent-Axia Solo Plus Extractor Fan
7. Best budget buy: Manrose XF100S 4-inch Extractor
8. Types of extractor fans explained
9. How to choose an extractor fan
10. FAQs
11. How we test

Installing the best bathroom extractor fan you can find really should be a priority ans something that gets planned in right at the start of your bathroom design. Not only will this make spending time in your bathroom far more pleasurable, but it will also prevent any nasty mould or damp problems cropping up later down the line. 

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Jack Woodfield
News Editor

Jack has worked in journalism for 11 years and was the News Editor for Homebuilding & Renovating from 2019 until the beginning of 2023. He strives to break the most relevant and beneficial stories for self builders, extenders and renovators, including the latest news on the construction materials shortage and hydrogen heating. In 2021 he appeared on BBC's The World at One to discuss the government's planning reforms. 

He enjoys testing new tools and gadgets, and having bought his first home in 2013, he has renovated every room and recently finished a garden renovation.