installing vented dryer

Postby roy spence » Wed Mar 18, 2009 8:26 am

i'm moving into a new house and need to install a vent for the dryer, how do i go about this please?
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Simply Build It

Postby Steve the gas » Thu Mar 19, 2009 5:41 am

Hi Roy,

I presume you mean a clothes dryer - the size & shape of a washing m/c.

If so, put it into position near a suitable elec socket, extend vent tube & mark position of hole for vent and mark it (no kinking oooeerrr)

Then drill a big hole, making sure that there are no cables or pipes etc in the route.

The hole is best drilled in one go - core drill - borrow/ hire
or stitch drill it out then chop it out- hammer & chisel


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