Dryer Venting To CrawlSpace

Recent Home Inspection reveals the dangers of not properly venting your Dryer correctly. As you can see the vent simply terminates in the crawlspace which is NOT a proper way to vent a clothes dryer.  Did you know that some inspectors actually don’t OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAenter your crawlspace but might send unqualified persons to take photos? PROVIEW Professional Home Inspections believes that ONLY qualified and licensed persons should participate in a home inspection.

Make sure your ducting for your dryer discharges to the outdoors and is properly installed. Many dryer manufacturers and local municipalities require a metal vent duct, not a flexible vinyl vent.  The problem with flexible vinyl and flexible metal ducts is that their rough interior will trap lint!

Interesting Fact

Clothes dryer fires account for about 15,000 structure fires, 15 deaths, and 400 injuries annually.

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