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Old 11-03-2010, 09:02 AM   #1
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Laundry room wall is under our stairs that leads to the second floor of our home and the dryer vent runs under the stairs to the outside- Should we be concerned that cold air is going to come in through the vent and cause pipes to freeze

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There should be a flapper damper on the termination hood already. I would use a "Type A" for much more clear door opening: http://www.appliance411.com/faq/dryer-vent-length.shtml
Insulate it and use smooth wall ducting, tape on joints, no screws: http://www.hcpdc.com/pdf/Dryer%20Ven...quirements.pdf

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