Return to the Laundry Room Forum | Post a Follow-Up

 o
Electric Clothese Dryer Vent

Posted by piggyspen (My Page) on
Mon, Apr 2, 12 at 15:11

We are in the throes of remodel which require moving my laundry room. Currently, the clothes dryer is near an outside wall and vented directly outside. However, we are moving the W/D to an existing bathroom with no outside walls. It will require venting a long, long distance and we are trying to figure out the best way. My DH would like to vent up through the attic. We have seen something on a TV show where there was a trap above the dryer with a metal box you cleaned out which allowed venting up. We know we need the shortest distance and the least turns. Any suggestions?


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: Electric Clothese Dryer Vent

That should have read clothes!


 o
RE: Electric Clothes Dryer Vent

Here's an article you might wish to read: The Facts About Clothes Dryer Exhaust Systems

Take a look at this secondary lint filter*: American Aldes Dryer Lint Trap

When dryer vent ducting becomes too long, you really need to consider*: Dry Booster Fans

*Only for the sake of reference and not a recommendation. All final specifications need to be accomplished by licensed tradesmen or installed in accordance to manufacturer's specifications, and in respect of all applicable building codes and approvals.


 o
RE: Electric Clothese Dryer Vent

Thank you fahrenheit 451. I appreciate your links.


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!


Return to the Laundry Room Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.


Learn more about in-text links on this page here