Clothes Dryer Exhaust Duct
Eng ofm fire protection engineer.
Clothes dryer exhaust duct. The leading cause of house fires in america is due to clothes dryers accounting for over 15000 fires started each year. I bought an everbilt adjustable dryer duct 0 6quot. Dryer booster kit from suncourt. Add space to the laundry by recessing the dryer transition duct connection inside the wall with the dryerbox model rb400.
Increase the airflow from your dryer vent with the 4 in. Even though you constantly remove cleaned clothes from your washer and dryer both of these appliances have to be periodically cleaned as well. In this example where space is limited an adjustable offset dryer vent is used. We work closely with hoa managers and homeowners to provide air duct cleaning dryer duct cleaning and other services that optimize indoor air quality and energy savings.
Some youtub vides implies the everbilt duct is designed so the dryer can be simply pushed against the duct fixed to the wall vent until it slips completely over the dryer exhaust pipe. Stack effect and wind can interfere with pressure switch operation by unnecessarily starting the fan or simply not turning the fan on when needed. Action duct takes your health comfort and wallet seriously. Youll make more room for todays larger appliances and youll protect the dryer hose from bends or being crushed.
In 2011 clothes dryers were responsible for 168 of the 6213 or three per cent of residential fires that occurred in ontario. As soon as im in charge there will be no more venting of clothes dryers through the roof. Before installing it i need to know some basic things. The lsr is a manufactured product used to penetrate fire resistance rated shaft enclosures in multistory buildings.
Excess lint and other debris builds up within your dryer vent choking air flow to the dryer and backing up dryer exhaust gases creating a fire hazard. Offset vents allow the dryer to be installed closer to the wall than a typical basement installation using a 90 degree 4 inch duct elbow on dryers discharge vent. Safe use of household clothes dryers. Producer of low profile subduct risers for multistory buildings.