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Old 01-31-2010, 10:04 AM   #1
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Steam coming from vent pipe


I don't know much about this stuff but I noticed since it's been very cold, there has been steam coming out of my vent pipe. Does anyone know why this happens and whether or not it is normal?

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First question, if this is a plastic "vent" pipe, are you sure it's not the exhaust for a condensing appliance (CAT IV furnace, boiler or water-heater)?

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Poo hot. Poo Moist. Hot moist poo make condensation. Normal.
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nah - it's not anywhere near where the furnace/water heater exhaust goes

guess it's just from poo
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I think the obvious solution to this problem is to not each as much spicy food in the winter!
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