How do I side vent my dryer?

Answer In some laundry areas, the rear of the appliance does not face to an exterior wall for back venting. These cases require side venting of the dryer to reach an exterior wall for proper ventilation.... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How do I side vent my dryer

If i vent dryer heat into house, will a dehumidifyer take care of the dryer moisture?

This isn't worth the risk. You are creating the potential for all kinds of problems, everything from moisture issues to dust and dirt in the house. This is a really bad idea

Can I attach a dryer vent hose to a dryer with screws?

When attaching the dryer vent to the back of the dryer, you must make sure it is a tight connection between the vent pipe, the attached elbow and the vent hose. Therefore, make the connection using... Read More »

Can you run a dryer vent in PVC?

PVC pipe should not be used for dryer ductwork. Technicians claim that the static electricity causes the lint to build up inside the pipe. This buildup will eventually create a blockage. Metal duct... Read More »

Can i paint a dryer vent?

You can paint a dryer vent but must prime it with an appropriate primer first. Use a quality alkyd or high bond acrylic for metal ones. Prime plastic with a plastic primer. Apply the finish coat in... Read More »