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Is your dryer not drying as fast as it used to? Check out how to clean your dryer vent like a pro. Save some time and money and do it yourself. The results are amazing!

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from This Old House

dryer exhaust vent cap*Exterior vents, for a clothes dryer,allow heated air to seep out of your house, while letting cold outside air in. Swap your dryer's louvered or metal flapper-style vent for a Dryer Vent Seal (About $20; Battic Door), which consists of an elbow pipe topped with a plastic cap and shuttle. When the dryer is in use, the floating shuttle beneath the hood rises to let warm air, lint & moisture escape. When not in use, the shuttle drops down to seal the hole and prevent…

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Dryerbox - Collecting the Vent Hose Neatly in the Wall eliminates having to leave space behind the dryer for the hose....you can push the back of the dryer right up to the wall!

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from The Family Handyman

Prevent house fires. Clean the lint from inside your clothes dryer as well as lint caught in the exhaust vent. You can complete the cleaning in about 30 minutes. By the DIY experts of The Family Handyman Magazine

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Amazon.com: EZ-Flow Dryer Vent Box - Recessed Hookup Venting Kit For Flex Hose Connector - Prevent Kinked Hose & Fire Hazards - Improve Clothes Dryer Appliance Efficiency - Inset Dryer Exhaust Box Is Easy to Retrofit In Existing Home & New Construction.: Home Improvement

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from The Family Handyman

How to Install a Dryer Vent Whether you’re installing a new vent or upgrading an existing one, the first step is to determine where the duct will run. This can be a bit of a challenge. Keep in mind these rules of thumb. The shorter the distance and fewer the turns the better. Use no more than 25 ft. of 4-in. duct, and subtract 5 ft. for every 90-degree turn and 2.5 feet for every 45-degree turn. For example, a dryer with a 90-degree elbow at the exhaust port and another at the top of the…

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