Access to backdraft damper
I see a lot of discussion about bathroom fan venting, but nothing about where to locate a backdraft damper. The new house will be in a cold climate. I presume that in the lifetime of the house the damper may need service, cleaning, or replacement. The bathroom on the first floor will vent straight out the wall, and the second floor bathroom vent will go inside the scissor trusses and out under the eave. I want to have a rather airtight seal from the ceiling to the space inside the roof trusses, so I want to avoid a hatch. Where could I locate a damper so that it can be serviced or replaced? Or, “don’t worry about it?” Any thoughts are appreciated. Thanks.
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