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Installing Dryer Exhaust

• To prevent fire, do not use plastic, thin-foil, or non-metal flexible ducts of any kind.
• Do not use a poor exhaust system because it slows down the dryer’s performance.
• Do not use excessively long ducts that have multiple elbows.
• Do not use crushed or clogged venting or ducts.

Ducting

  1. Make sure the dryer is installed properly so the air exhausts freely.  

  2. Use 4-inch rigid metal ducts. Tape all joints including the dryer connection. Never use lint-trapping screws.  

  3. To facilitate the exhaust, keep the ducts as straight as possible.  

Cleaning

  • Clean all old ducts before installing the dryer, and make sure the vent flap opens and closes freely. We recommend that you clean the exhaust system annually or on a regular basis.

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