Can You Tie Bathroom Exhaust Into Dryer Vent?

Answer:

If you have two bathrooms that are close together and one has an exhaust fan and the other doesn’t, you might be wondering if you can tie a new exhaust duct into the existing one. Well, you can’t! … Bath exhaust should always be separate from any other duct, as should dryer vents.

Answer:

Bath exhaust should always be separate from any other duct, as should dryer vents. All the code books I’ve ever seen say that too. The reason it’s not a safe thing to do is because of both sanitation issues and fire safety issues.


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