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Check your local building codes to be 100% sure but PVC is NOT permitted by many. I'll reference one from TX but most are similar where it says: M1503.2 Duct Material Ducts serving range hoods shall be constructed of galvanized steel, stainless steel or copper. Regarding size, I believe you'll find that your local codes also require adhering to ...


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The biggest issue you have venting into the attic is warm, moist air being blown into a somewhat closed area (aside from the grease and particles you have a filter for). If the attic space you vent into is large, and has good ventilation this shouldn't be an issue. If you have to vent into a small portion of the attic and it looks like the moist air will ...


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One solution is a window extractor fan. Cutting a hole in the wall is pretty permanent, but you can always replace the glass in a window if you need to restore it. Actually cutting a hole in the glass is a job for a professional, but it's pretty quick and doesn't make much mess. Any room with a gas burner (like a cooker) needs a vent to allow fresh air in, ...


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