Brown Wall Vent Cover Back Draught Air Gravity Shutter Ventilation Grille 125mm 5"

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DECOR 185X185-125G BROWN
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  • Fits 125mm ducts: Ideal for extractor fans, cooker hoods, and wall sleeves.
  • Weatherproof: Protects against rain and elements, suitable for external use.
  • Energy-efficient: Gravity-operated to reduce drafts and energy bills.
  • Easy Maintenance: Removable blades for simple installation and cleaning.
  • Stylish Design: Complements modern exteriors with a dark brown finish.

DECOR 185x185-125G Dark Brown External Wall Vent Cover

Enhance your home improvement projects with the DECOR 185x185-125G Dark Brown External Wall Vent Cover. This versatile vent grille is ideal for various ventilation needs, especially for external walls that require efficient air extraction. It is suitable for new builds, retrofits, larger extractor fans, cooker hoods, tumble dryers, and utility rooms.

Efficient Ventilation Design

Incorporate this slightly larger 125mm dark brown wall vent cover into any external wall opening to improve your ventilation system. It helps to remove dirty, moist, and stale air from your home, ensuring a fresh and healthy indoor atmosphere.

Optimised Airflow and Backdraught Prevention

The Blauberg Decor 125mm Dark Brown Wall Vent Cover Shutter is designed to maintain optimal airflow while preventing backdraughts. It is suitable for slightly larger bathrooms, kitchens, utility rooms, and laundry rooms, helping sustain good air quality and preventing unwanted air infiltration.

Key Features and Benefits

  • Fit for 125mm Duct Connections: Designed to accommodate a 125mm (5 inch) ducting connection, suitable for 125mm wall openings, ducting, and slightly larger extractor fan spigots.
  • Generous 185mm x 185mm Dimensions: The size ensures secure fixing and conceals any imperfections, providing a clean installation.
  • Suitable for Larger Extractor Fans and Tumble Dryers: Suitable for larger extractor fans, cooker hoods, tumble dryers, and utility rooms, offering versatile installation options.
  • Gravity-Operated Action: Automatically opens when your ventilation system is active, allowing efficient air extraction. Closes when the system is off, preventing draughts and reducing energy costs by minimising unwanted air entry.
  • Modern Aesthetic: The dark brown finish complements contemporary exterior designs, adding a touch of elegance to your home's façade.
  • Colour Options Available: Other colour options include black, slate grey, terracotta, Cotswold Stone, cottage red, and white. Click 'view similar products' above to explore.

Weatherproof Construction

  • Durable and Weatherproof: Engineered for exterior wall installations, this vent cover is rain and weatherproof, keeping external elements out of your home.
  • Suitable for All Weather Conditions: Enhances your home's weatherproofing and exterior ventilation needs.

Easy Maintenance with Removable Blades

  • Effortless Cleaning: Removable blades allow for easy installation and straightforward cleaning, making maintenance hassle-free.
  • DIY-Friendly: Ideal for DIY enthusiasts and homeowners looking for a user-friendly wall vent solution.

Versatile Applications

  • Extractor Fans: Enhance your ventilation systems with this vent cover, ensuring efficient airflow and preventing backdraughts.
  • Cooker Hoods: Suitable for kitchens, this durable vent cover complements your cooker hood while boosting ventilation.
  • Tumble Dryers: Ensure efficient air extraction from your laundry room with this vent cover.
  • Utility Rooms: Ideal for utility rooms, providing good ventilation to keep the air fresh and clean.
  • General Ventilation: Improve overall ventilation efficiency and maintain better indoor air quality with this versatile vent cover.

Reliable and Efficient Ventilation Solution

The DECOR 185x185-125G 125mm Dark Brown Wall Vent Cover Shutter is a reliable choice for maintaining good ventilation in your home. Combining functionality with modern design, it ensures a well-ventilated and aesthetically pleasing indoor environment.

Choose this gravity-operated shutter for an effective addition to your external wall. Suitable for energy-saving ventilation and contemporary home improvements, it supports high indoor air quality and a comfortable living space.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Is the 125mm (5") Brown Wall Vent Cover the right size for me?

Check before ordering. If you are replacing an existing vent, remove it and check the hole size.

Generally, toilet extractor fans are 100mm, but kitchens use 100mm, 125mm, or 150mm, depending on the size.

For utility rooms and laundry areas, a 125mm vent cover is often ideal due to the slightly larger extractor fans and tumble dryers commonly used in these spaces.

By verifying the hole size and considering the typical applications in various rooms, you can ensure that the 125mm (5") Wall Vent Cover is the appropriate choice for your ventilation needs.

2. Where is the best place to put a brown 125mm (5") wall vent?

Kitchens: Near the cooker hood or on an external wall.

Bathrooms and Toilets: High on the wall or ceiling, opposite the shower or bath.

Utility Rooms and Laundry Areas: Near tumble dryers and high on the wall.

General Tips: Avoid obstructions, place close to the source of moisture or odour, and install on an external wall for direct air extraction.

3. How do I install a brown 125mm (5") wall vent gravity shutter?

First, gather your tools: drill, screws, wall plugs, screwdriver, sealant, measuring tape, pencil, and level.

Measure and mark the location for the vent on the wall, then drill a pilot hole at the centre. Cut the hole from the inside wall using a core drill, making it approximately 135mm to 140mm in diameter.

Insert the ducting through the hole, sealing around it with exterior-grade sealant. Position the vent cover over the ducting on the outside wall, mark and drill holes for the screws, insert wall plugs, and secure the vent cover with screws.

Finally, apply sealant around the edges of the vent cover to ensure it's weatherproof.

4. How do you maintain a brown 125mm (5") wall vent cover gravity shutter?

To maintain a wall vent cover gravity shutter, start by regularly cleaning it to ensure efficient operation. Remove the vent cover, if possible, and wash it with warm, soapy water to eliminate dust, dirt, and debris. Use a soft brush to clean the shutter blades gently.

Rinse thoroughly and allow it to dry completely before reattaching. Additionally, check the vent for any obstructions or blockages, both inside and outside. Inspect the shutter mechanism to ensure it moves freely and isn't hindered by dirt or damage. Lubricate any moving parts with a silicone spray if necessary.

Periodically inspect the sealant around the vent cover to ensure it remains intact and reapply if needed to maintain a weatherproof seal. Regular maintenance helps keep your gravity shutter functioning optimally, promoting good airflow and prolonging its lifespan.

5. What is the difference between a 100mm, 125mm and a 150mm brown wall vent cover?

The primary differences between a 100mm, 125mm, and 150mm wall vent cover are their circular connection size and the applications they are best suited for. 

100mm (4") Wall Vent Cover: This size is typically used for smaller ventilation needs, such as in toilets and small bathrooms. It is designed to fit 100mm ducting and is ideal for smaller extractor fans and ventilation systems.

125mm (5") Wall Vent Cover: Slightly larger, this size is suitable for medium-sized ventilation needs, including kitchens, utility rooms, and larger bathrooms. It fits 125mm ducting and is often used with medium-sized extractor fans, cooker hoods, and tumble dryers.

150mm (6") Wall Vent Cover: The largest of the three, this size is used for high-capacity ventilation needs. It is ideal for large kitchens, commercial spaces, and areas requiring significant airflow. It fits 150mm ducting and supports large extractor fans and heavy-duty ventilation systems.

6. Does the brown 125mm (5") wall vent shutter come with fixings?

Fixing screws or plugs are not included because different wall surfaces require specific types for proper and secure installation.

7. Will the 125mm (5") wall vent shutter brown colour fade in the sun?

The wall vent shutter is designed to resist fading and degradation from sunlight, maintaining its colour and durability even after prolonged UV exposure.

8. What is the brown 125mm (5") wall vent shutter made from?

The shutter vent is made from engineered polymers like polycarbonate, modified ABS and specially formulated PVC, enhanced with additives to improve temperature resistance, UV stability, and antistatic properties.
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EAN Number 5060503627444
Please choose Size 125mm Dia
Colour Brown
Duct Connection Size 125mm Dia
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