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Old 04-22-2012, 08:49 AM   #1
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I just finished having a home inspection on one of my investment properties. The home inspector recommended that I insulate the dryer duct going through the crawl space with a minimum R-7 insulation. Is this correct?

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I just finished having a home inspection on one of my investment properties. The home inspector recommended that I insulate the dryer duct going through the crawl space with a minimum R-7 insulation. Is this correct?
is the crawl space heated...

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If the space isn't conditioned, the water vapor in the vent will condense and clog up the vent.
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It's unconditioned space. Home Inspector's view was that it would create condensation.
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It's unconditioned space. Home Inspector's view was that it would create condensation.
he is right ..a drier vent is a moisture duct ... the water vapor will freeze and plug the drier vent... I dont like them run in un conditioned spaces... insulate the heck out of it .. or relocate it if possible..
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