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Dryers have to vent outside, because if you fail to attach a vent, it will create extreme humidity in the living space, to the point where condensation is assured. The condensation will then cause mold and greatly accelerate rotting and rusting of wood and other building materials. This isn't a "maybe" - it definitely will happen. The condensing ...


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The IRC (International Residential Code, section M1502) requires venting a dryer to the outside, and did so as far back as 1997 (the oldest reference I have access to), but most likely farther back than that. However, you CAN use what's called a ventless "condensing" dryer if it is specifically UL listed as such and if there is no access to an ...


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Looks reasonable, other than the (hopefully just a sketch issue) shower trap looking S rather than P on the sketch. Presumably the drawing fails to show whatever constraints keep the shower connection from being more direct (i.e. from the sketch, seems like the Wye could just roll over to point more at the trap and simplify your connection, but I assume ...


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