Installing bathroom exhaust fan
This is on a second floor - the space in the attic is tight so I want
to do this from below as much as possible. The instructions on
the new fan say to attach the housing to a joist. My problem is it's a
2x4 and I need at least a 2x6. Another problem is the 2x4 is
about 3" in, so I would like to add two 2x6's to the 2x4 to
bring the "joist" even with the edge of the drywall, so I don't have
a lot of drywall repair to do too. Can I do this? If so, what's
the best way to put in the new "joists" so that they will support
the fan properly?
Another problem is the wiring won't reach, so I have to add to
the wire. What's the best way to do this?
Finally, can I attach flexible ductwork to the duct connector?