Bath Fan Ratings part 3, A Repairman Reviews The Brands...

Bath fan ratings part 3 continues our expert and unbiased reviews with a look at the German Pool, Hanabishi, Heller, Hunter, Imarflex, Iso, IXL, Manrose, Martec, Mercator, and Met Mann brands.

BRAND-------------BASIC--------PREMIUM

GERMAN POOL--------1*---------------NA  

The HTB-716 fans are for heating as well as ventilation. They are available in Europe but their website is not much help. The guarantee on the units is not as good as some of the other brands. germanpool.com

HANABISHI----------<1*---------------NA  

The HDF/HCDF bath fans are made and sold in the Philippines. They are very basic fans and their website is not much help. myhanabishi.com

HELLER----------------1*----------------NA 

These units are made and sold in Australia. They offer a wide selection of fans and fan/light combos. Their website is not much help and the warranty is not very good (1 year) when compared to other brands. The fan is not good at rapidly exhausting air from the bathroom. gafcontrol.com.au

HUNTER---------------4*----------------NA

This brand offers fan/light units that are elegant and have ultra-quiet fans. They are backed by a good guarantee and can be purchased directly from their website. hunterhomecomfort.com

IMARFLEX-------------1*----------------NA

This brand offers basic wall mounted fans in three sizes. Their website is not much help and the guarantee on the units is not as good as other brands. imarflex.co.th

ISO-------------------NA-----------------1*

This brand is from QUIRKY and is activated by a humidity sensor. The unit also has a motion activated night light for convenience. They can be purchased directly from the Quirky online shop but the guarantee is not very good when compared to other brands.

IXL---------------------2*----------------NA

These bath fans are made and sold in Australia. The TASTIC line offers a variety of models including the EASY DUCT range which are ducted to the outside of the home. The other models exhaust the air to the attic space which can put excessive moisture in the attic and damage the structure and are not recommended. The SMART SWITCH models include a remote control to operate the unit. Their website is not much help but they are backed by a decent warranty. ixlappliances.com.au

MANROSE-----------<1*----------------NA

This brand is made and sold in the U.K. The SHOWERLITE is a combination fan and light with energy saving LED lighting. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy. manrose.com

MARTEC---------------3*----------------NA 

The TETRA SERIES offers both fan only and fan/light units. The fan/light model features energy efficient LED lighting. The units are sold in Australia. martecaustralia.com.au

MERCATOR------------4*----------------NA 

This brand is made and sold in Australia. They offer a wide selection of fan/light combinations as well as units with heating. The COSMO and LAVA lines of 3 in 1 units are backed by a very good warranty and receive the 4* rating. (Other models are not backed by as good of a warranty and only receive a 1* rating.) mercator.com.au

MET MANN------------NA---------------1*  

The MINIVENT ULTRASILENCER is a two speed fan with humidity and occupancy sensors. The brand is made in Spain and is sold in Europe but their website does not have a stated guarantee for the units. metmann.com

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