How to seal around dryer vent duct


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Old 01-01-17, 05:35 PM
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How to seal around dryer vent duct

I just bought a new washer and dryer and bought some aluminum duct (as I call it) from the local home improvement store. There is already a hole in the wall from the old dryer duct, so I used that. Problem is the hole in the dry wall is bigger around than the duct I am using.
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I thought of using caulk to seal it but I may want to replace the duct at some point. Any suggestions how to seal the gap.
 
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Old 01-01-17, 05:54 PM
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There should be a plate like this around the duct. You can make one out of metal flashing or buy one.

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Example: https://galvinhw.grace2.com.au/grace...lation+Ducting
 
 

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