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ninghai 12-29-2009 10:42 AM

Dryer vent duct
 
Which is better for dryer vent ductwork, galvanized steel pipe, semi-rigid aluminum duct, or metalized flexible duct? I can get all three types in 4" from HD.

Also, can I mix & match them?

Thanks.

Daniel Holzman 12-29-2009 11:37 AM

Galvanized or aluminum rigid duct are better than flex, because there is less internal resistance to the flow of air. Put the piping together using aluminized duct tape, do not use sheet metal screws, as the screws tend to collect lint on the inside.

ninghai 12-30-2009 09:31 AM

i will go with the rigid type. thanks.


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