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I need to install a dryer periscope vent in my new dryer unit, However, it needs to be sealed for leaks. What type of tape should be used to tape a periscope dryer vent?

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Possible duplicate: How do I connect a dryer to a dryer vent? –  BMitch Oct 1 '13 at 20:29

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First, what you do not want to use is duct tape, the adhesive fails under the extreme temperatures.

For dryer vents and HVAC ducts, you should seal seams with a foil backed tape. This is designed to be airtight and handle the temperature swings that would cause other types of tape to fail.

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