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The biggest issue is with it collecting grease. Fire? Far enough away? Replaceable?
This is a common problem, is it the suction air pipe that is frosting over or the flue gas exit freezing off? Sometimes the vent is installed with the vent sloped down to the outside of the building which causes the water produced during combustion to freeze in the exhaust. The vent should always be sloped back to the appliance.
Your dryer puts out dry heat not moister,its not vented from wet clothes its vented or excess heat ,there is nothing wrong with it in your crawl space,mine has been under the house for 10 or more years and in the winter my floors stay warm when the dryer is running
We've got several things going on here: This is a ridge-mounted, Slant-Back Roof Vent -- it's used to ventilate Attic air to the outside. It should not be used for double-duty for a Bath Fan exhaust. Warm moist Bathroom air will condensate on its underside and can cause moisture damage & mold on the roof sheathing. As a Slant-Back Vent, the original ...
Since it's difficult to vent the lower portion of a hip roof, they usually aren't. Ridge vents typically aren't intended to be used on hips (though some are now available that meet the unique weather-protection needs of sloped ridges). You can simply remove the baffles in that area and fill your space with insulation. Some might suggest leaving an air gap, ...
The drain line is probably filled with hair and soap, chemical drain cleaners at best push the clog further down and make things worse in my opinion (now toilet backing up) with the exception of “mule kick” that will eat metal pipes and I am not sure if it is even available any longer. What you need is a real snake a small one to be run down the shower, and ...
Menards and other places rent core drills for large holes in concrete. Easiest way is to call Diamond Drilling or a similar company and have them come out and drill all your holes for a few hundred dollars. Unless you want to buy a Hilti DD100 and the bits which will cost you way more than hundreds. Edit: Sorry I just re-read your post. If you want to cut ...
Try picking it up. No, really, are you sure it's actually connected from something? It looks like a leftover piece of material that was leaning against the structure until it got kind of stuck in the ground. Maybe it's a random piece of junk stuck into the ground by another bidder, to trick the current holder into accepting a lower price. If this proves to ...
My best guess is a septic vent that was too close to the house, so it was left long to get noxious gases above window height. In my area, vents are typically 3" PVC.
I ran a main bath vent to a roof vent for many years after finding the duct terminated in a previously unvented attic. I simply hung the end of the flex duct up under the vent, and did not seal it in any way. It worked fine, and was certainly an improvement over the earlier configuration, with the following caveats: You will see moisture accumulation on ...
Agree that effectively blocking off an existing roof vent is not a good idea for the long term health of the roof. In my experience ventilation is often lacking in that regards already. Also the pipe should be as short as possible; the longer it is the colder it is at the end and the more water vapour will condense on the inside of the pipe rather than ...
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