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Most people in the building trades know that kitchens and baths are the main culprits when it comes to generating moisture and air pollution in the home. Both rooms require special attention to remove smells and water from the air. Kitchen Ventilation Unless your customer is willing to constantly open and close windows to exhaust their kitchen or bath, there are only two effective ways to remove stale air from and introduce fresh air into a home. Exhaust-only ventilation systems rely on both an exhaust fan to push air and moisture out and a good floor plan to circulate makeup air through the house. Balanced systems, such as those manufactured by Vanmar (see source list at end of article), ventilate