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Dryer Vent Repair

A Soffit can be the Best Place for the Dryer Venting

custom soffit box

I clean dryer vents and plenty of them.  One of the things that often comes from this endeavor is needing to find new ways to run dryer vents when the current vent is either unsafe, or inefficient.  On a recent job, I found the need for the dryer vent to exit out of a soffit was the only choice and…

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Dryer Vent Covers can keep Clothes from Drying

Your clothes dryer is very dependent on good airflow to dryer your clothes, and the dryer vent cover on the outside of your home may be the reason the airflow isn’t up to speed. How can this be you may ask? Well how about a little dryer venting review and you will likely be able to answer that question yourself.…

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Dryer Vent Cleaning Grants Pass Oregon

Well as the title suggests, Dryer Tech will be paying periodic visits to our friends in Southern Oregon and do some dryer vent cleaning in support of our good friends at Just-in Time Appliance repair.  I often talk about the importance of proper airflow to your dryer and how the better the airflow, the better dryer performance and efficiency. Plus…

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Clothes Dryer Rusting? It may be due to the Dryer Venting

Cosmetic issues such as rust, chipped paint, paint discoloration are nothing new to laundry appliances.  After all, we as consumers tend to use the tops of the dryer in particular as storage places for some rather nasty chemicals (take a look at the stuff you put in your laundry and how nasty it can be).  But in reality, the manufactures…

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Dryer Vent Repair Before and After

Much of what I do these days starts of pretty basic, but turns into a bit more of a project.  Part of the reason is most of the dryer ducting in homes is part of the mechanical systems and is tucked away in places most people don’t want to venture.  So the problem that may be easily noticed when seen,…

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Caging dryer vents will cause airflow problems

This is a topic I have discussed before, well many times before. Lets face it, there really is only so much I can say about dryer vent cleaning and the various pieces of that puzzle, but when I run across a visual demonstration of why dryer vent cleaning is so important, well I guess it is time to start talking…

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Replace White Vinyl Dryer Ducting

I have spoken, written, talked, videoed (?) on this topic for years now and yet I still find this stuff behind dryers.  The stuff I speak of is white vinyl dryer ducting or more correctly, transition hose.  At some point in history, say the 90’s, for some reason this stuff started to get used to connect dryers to the homes…

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Dryer Vent Booster Fan Installation and Repair

Well I think it has been all of 3 weeks since I last spoke of dryer vent booster fans, but another booster fan had began to cause problems for this homeowner so it appears service was in order.  I have talked little about these booster fans simply because most homes do not possess them.  Technically by code, they are not…

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Water Leaking from Dryer Vent Indicates a Serious Airflow Restriction

Water leaking from the dryer venting is always something I find interesting because in order for the ducting to get to this point, many years of maintenance have been missed.  And in most cases, such as in this home installation, the dryer venting isn’t the only expense for sure.  This ducting I would say was a contributing factor to 3…

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Dryer Vent Installation, Shorter is always Better

This post ties in with the one from last week regarding a dryer booster fan making noise and the creative venting that caused it.  The best way to get your dryer working as efficiently as possible is to ensure proper airflow, and proper airflow comes from short vent runs.  And when I say short, I don’t mean actual length from…

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