Venting a Dryer

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Install a Dryer Vent

Protect your home from harmful gasses in just 4 steps.

A dryer vent.
Dryer Vent Covers: 3 Reasons You Need Them

Dryer vent covers aren't just cosmetic.

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Dryer Vent Hose Length Considerations

The length of your dryer vent hose can have a significant effect on the efficiency of your dryer.

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Installing a Dryer Vent Booster Fan Hassle-Free

A vent booster fan can increase a dryer's efficiency.

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Is a Wall Dryer Vent Easy to Clean?

Many people are unaware of how easy it to do.

Washing machines and dryers.
Guide to Cleaning a Dryer Duct

It will help your dryer live longer.

A dryer on a white background.
Does a Wall Dryer Vent Build up Lint Fast?

The lint trap should catch most of it.

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Benefits to Dryer Vent Louver Vents

They're energy-efficient pest prevention covers.

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How to Avoid Dryer Vent Fumes

Dryer vent fumes can be harmful.

A dryer vent.
How to Use a Dryer Vent Periscope

Dryer vents are usually placed toward the bottom of a dryer.

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Dryer Vent: An Overlooked Source of Heat Loss

Keep your energy bills down by sealing these up.

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Can a Dryer Vent Be Indoors?

No. Dryer vents absolutely have to run outside.

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Importance of Cleaning the Dryer Vent Lint Trap

To dry properly, it needs effective air flow.

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Installing a Recessed Dryer Vent Hookup

The type of dryer vent you choose to use in your home will change the effectiveness of your dryer.

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Running a Dryer Vent Under a Deck

Running a dryer vent underneath a deck is one solution when the exterior vent is in the area.

How to Recycle Dryer Vent Heat

Done safely, it's a nifty way to improve energy efficiency.

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Running a Dryer Vent through the Garage

You need a connection to the outside air.

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Are Dryer Vent Outlet Boxes Necessary?

Dryer vent outlet boxes are necessary for safer, more efficient drying.

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How to Install a Dryer Vent Through Vinyl Siding

Installing a dryer vent through vinyl siding can be a troublesome task, but a fairly simple one.

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Reconnecting an In-Wall Disconnected Dryer Vent

Reconnecting an in-wall dryer vent can be a bit of a chore due to the lack of access.

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How Can I Test My Dryer Outlet?

If your clothes dryer won't work, the unit may be broken, or there may be a problem in the dryer outlet.

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Installing a Dryer Vent in a Mobile Home

If you have a mobile home, you may sometimes miss the luxuries of life such as the dryer vent.

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Installing a Dryer Vent Under your Home

Fitting a new dryer vent under your home can get the best advantages of having your own dryer.

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Installing a Dryer Vent to Code Requirements

Installing a dryer vent in your house is very important.

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Why Lint is Coming Out of Your Dryer Vent

A dryer vent should be checked often to make sure that no lint has built up inside it.

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Installing a Dryer Vent Through the Attic

A dryer vent should be vented outside.

A dryer vent.
Don't Use PVC for Dryer Vents

PVC is very durable, strong, and easy to work with.

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Comparing Dryer Vent Options

All varieties of dryer vents offer flammability precautions that are a must with a clothes dryer.

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Diagnosing Your Dryer Vent Noise

The longer you have been using your dryer vent, the greater the chance that it will develop a problem.

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Cutting Dryer Vent Tubes Correctly

Many times a dryer vent tube will need to be cut to size in order for it to fit correctly.

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Are Dryer Vent Backdraft Dampers Necessary?

The backdraft damper is useful to propel hot, moist dryer air out of the house.

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How to Bird Proof Dryer Vents

Birds love to nest in dryer vents because of the continuous flow of warm air from these outlets.

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Running and Connecting a Gas Line for Your Dryer

Connecting a gas line for your dryer is a simple task that can easily be carried out on your own.

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What's the Appropriate Dryer Vent Height?

The maximum length for either a flexible or rigid dryer vent depends on the design.

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Keeping Your Dryer Vent Mouse Proof

It is important to keep mice out of your home for safety and sanitary reasons.

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How to Replace a Dryer Vent and Hose

When a dryer vent and its hoses get clogged with lint, they can pose a serious fire hazard.

A dryer vent.
Running a Dryer Vent Through a Glass Window

Running a dryer vent to the exterior can be tricky.

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Problems with a Dryer Vent in the Garage

A dryer vent in a garage can cause a lot of problems, which you should know of before installing.

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How to Replace a Dryer Vent

The dryer hose and vent are important components of a properly functioning dryer.

A homeowner beginning to clean out the dryer vent on their machine.
How Often You Should Clean a Dryer Vent?

It's both a safety and an energy efficiency issue.

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Applying Dryer Vent Insulation

Use insulation to chase away condensation.

A close up on a dryer.
Why You Should Use a Short Dryer Vent Hose

Your dryer vent plays a large role in the effectiveness of your dryer.

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Fitting a Tumble Dryer Vent

Without proper venting, this appliance can be a fire hazard.