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Old 09-02-2010, 07:40 AM   #1
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installing return air

where can I find information, step by step, how to install return air vent, duct and everything involved. Thanks In Advance


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Old 09-02-2010, 07:46 AM   #2
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I don't know of any online tutorials directed at DIY duct installation.

You could do what I did and take a 4 year sheet metal apprenticeship through your local SMWIA union, that way you'll not only learn the "how-to" but also the very important "why".

Installation isn't really that hard. If you get a copy of the mechanical code book that is used in your area it will pretty much tell you what you need to do to pass code as far as hangers, joints, materials etc.

The problem is that it takes longer to understand the code book and where to find the info pertaining to your situation than it does to put an entire mechanical system into a home.


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Old 09-02-2010, 04:48 PM   #3
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You can ask questions here.

You do need to give a pretty good description of what you have, and what you want to do.
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