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Residential Code requirements for clothes dryer duct

The residential building code (M1502.1) lists several requirements regarding the installation of clothes dryer exhaust vents. These code requirements are necessary to help minimize the possibility of a duct related fire. According to a report from FEMA, in 2012 there … Continue reading

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Residential Code requirement for dryer duct label

The maximum length of a dryer duct is determined by the manufacturer.  If the manufacture does not list a maximum length, the code sets the maximum length at 35 feet, which may then be further reduced by the use of … Continue reading

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