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Old 06-21-2012, 11:29 AM   #1
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Can I T (connect) my dryer exhaust with my stove exhaust


I my basement, I have an exhaust for my stove, however I do not have any exhaust dryer. Recently I bought a Dryer and I want to T connect my dryer exhaust to my stove exhaust and use same outside duct.
The exhaust is very short, only about 3 feet as its near the wall with outside duct. I check with a handyman, he told me its ok as the exhaust hose is short.
Is that ok to do that? I am living in Scarborough, ON.

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Your handyman may say "it is do-able" from a technical point-of-view, but he is not correct concerning codes, building or fire.

"Dryer venting shall be independent of any other systems (chimneys or exhaust vents)"

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He probably just wants ur business.. I wouldn't do it it's a fire hazard
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It is a code violation to do it.
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