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A standard SDS drill would not be strong enough. I seriously doubt there is any such thing as a 6" SDS bit. This is -at minimum- a job for an SDS-max or spline drill. Those bits are several hundreds of dollars; this is an inexpensive one I have also seen hole saws designs for a 7.5" or 9" grinder...


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This appears to be a simple misunderstanding of how a gas dryer works. The gas dryer creates heat by burning air and the gas together, then blowing the heated air and combustion mixture through the clothes and then out the dryer vent. In other words, the combustion gases are vented to the outside, per code, along with the moisture from the clothing. Since ...


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Byproducts of combustion of natural gas are carbon dioxide and water vapour. Unfortunately natural gas isn't pure methane, it has other components (called condensates by the petroleum industry). You can see these other components by watching a burning gas flame - methane burns blue, other components burn yellow, orange, red, etc. These other components ...


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Your gas dryer vents its combustion products outside along with the moisture from your clothes, so it is vented to the outside. Your oven doesn't vent out mostly for sake of having limited combustion. There are ventless heaters available. However you run it, though, any natural gas burning device will create water vapor and carbon dioxide. If it ...


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What is happening, you have diagnosed correctly, in my opinion. How to fix it, not so well. The standard projection for chimneys from roofs is "2 feet above any part of the roof within 10 feet", or in this case, 2 feet above the ridge. You need to extend the "actual chimney" to meet this (IMHO) not cut down the sleeve to meet the "too short chimney." The ...



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