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It's not great to put heat ducts in the ceiling. First off, you will lose a lot of heat from them there even if they are well insulated, and second, heating systems work best if they provide heat at the floor level so it can rise up rather than providing it at the top. You will also need to get ducting up through the first floor and into the attic, which ...


Drywall is the enemy. That dryer vent is disconcerting; lets find out what other shenanigans are going on here. You may not have ever done ductwork but at least you seem to know a proper installation will require opening the walls to install rigid (use flexible only if you must). Can you run it in the attic, sure: at a loss of efficiency; longer run, more ...

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