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Old 09-21-2011, 05:26 PM   #1
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hi..........going to install a vent hood where there is none now.


question about the pipe that needs to be used....i have seen deomonstrations useing both a rigid pipe and a flex pipe life for the dryer.....which is correct

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hi..........going to install a vent hood where there is none now.


Hard pipe with the joints taped instead of screwed. Insulate any that goes through unconditioned space such as an attic.

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Old 09-21-2011, 09:05 PM   #3
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hi..........going to install a vent hood where there is none now.


Be sure to observe all applicable codes when terminating the vent. For example, I see so many dryer vents terminated too close to gas meter regulators.
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