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Old 08-14-2012, 12:37 PM   #1
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Venting a Dryer on a 2nd Floor


With out new addition we moved our laundry to the second floor. It is roughly 15' from the rear of the house. Is this to far for a dryer to push out the hot air?

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No, not unless there's a whole bunch of bends in the line. And don't use the flex stuff.

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No, it's a straight line. Sounds good. Thanks.
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just to piggyback on this thread....

what IS the longest horizontal run you should make with a dryer?
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Check with the manufacturer, it varies; http://www.appliance411.com/faq/dryer-vent-length.shtml

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Thank you for that link, very useful.

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Check with the manufacturer, it varies; http://www.appliance411.com/faq/dryer-vent-length.shtml

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