Can a dryer vent run next to a water heater?

Answer On One Hand: Putting a Dryer Vent Next to a Water HeaterA dryer vent is a useful and modern device that accelerates the drying process of clothes. It uses a rather complex system, which is tremendo... Read More »

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Can a dryer vent pipe run by a water heater?

On One Hand: Condensation Issues Will Likely ResultIf the dryer vent pipe runs by a water heater, it may pick up condensation from the hot water heater. Condensation inside the dryer vent will make... Read More »

What is a power vent water heater?

A power vent water heater uses room air for combustion and has a fan for the exhaust vent. The powered exhaust prevents backdrafting, improves fuel efficiency and provides greater flexibility in lo... Read More »

How do I properly vent a gas water heater?

Sizing up the SituationLocate the vent port on the top of your water heater, and check its size. Look for a "draft hood" attached over the water heater's vent port. Make sure the draft hood and sin... Read More »

What is a direct vent water heater?

A direct vent water heater has a sealed piping system that creates an airtight chamber for combustion and exhaust air. These devices are used when vertical venting may not be possible.OperationThe ... Read More »