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Drain hole for vertical venting?

I have been reading about condensation inside the dryer vent pipe running through an attic. I have a vertical pipe that's inside an attic. I thought about drilling a small hole in the elbow at the...
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Any recommendations on mastic brands to use on...

Any recommendations on mastic brands to use on the dryer ducting joints and seams?

The code says to use UL181B-M rated mastic. I asked two big box brands that sell UL181B-M rated duct sealant. One...
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Thank you Marq1 and XSleeper. Yes, I do...

Thank you Marq1 and XSleeper. Yes, I do understand the problems with vertical venting. This is how the dryer vents were installed in these town homes many years ago. We have regular vent cleaning...
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Dryer venting through roof

I am replacing a busted elbow at the roof vent for a dryer. Looks like there are two options - 1) I can put a new elbow at the roof so the riser duct remains plumb, 2) or, attach the riser duct...
11-20-22, 05:34 AM
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Houston204. great information. Thank you! It's...

Houston204. great information. Thank you!
It's good to know the E229 code is information only. I am guessing the furnace kicks on high fire when when fan is active to compensate for the extra...
11-18-22, 06:58 AM
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Lennox furnace fan "Circulate" mode causing code E229

I have a Lennox EL296UHV furnace (2-stage, variable speed). About a month back it started showing code E229 Ignition on high fire. Some times it proceeds to heating/blowing after a couple attempts,...
11-13-22, 02:15 PM
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Project was completed as shown in the picture....

Project was completed as shown in the picture. The home made oval tee is working as expected. Thank you all for your advice.
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I completed the project as shown in the pictures....

I completed the project as shown in the pictures. No issues. Thank you for your advice.
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I completed my project. The caulk is very thin....

I completed my project. The caulk is very thin. The good news was it didn't run on the surface, even on vertical seams. I have a no-drip caulk gun and I pulled the plunger back every time I paused....
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Hi 2john02458...

Hi 2john02458 (https://www.doityourself.com/forum/members/543416-2john02458)
The gas line is to the left of the planned location for the vent. It goes into the wall and down into the crawls space...
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Hi Marq1. That's a separation wall between our...

Hi Marq1. That's a separation wall between our townhouse unit and the next one.
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jayboy75. I recently pulled out about 100ft...

jayboy75.

I recently pulled out about 100ft of flex duct, and 5 registers in my suspended ceiling basement and replaced with metal pipe and new registers. The flex was put in at least 20 years...
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I am planning to drill a 4-1/4" hole in the wall...

I am planning to drill a 4-1/4" hole in the wall bottom plate behind the dryer (see picture). That wall is 2x6 but sits on a 2x10 end-joist (the rim joist that runs parallel to the floor joists). I...
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Pilot Dane, Marq1. Thank you for your quick...

Pilot Dane, Marq1. Thank you for your quick responses. Yes. I was referring to the damper/louver in the exterior vent hood.
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Gas Dryer Ducting (downward)

Hello. I am planning to relocate ducting on my gas dryer. Planning to cut a hole in the bottom plate of the wall behind the dryer and route the duct through an interior concrete slab crawl space. It...
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Thank you Pjmax, this is helpful.

Thank you Pjmax, this is helpful.
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Is it ok to apply duct selant inside return vent box?

Hello. I have a 12x24 return vent box 14" deep that is installed to the wall on top of the stairwell. The back of that wall is unconditioned attic space with no access. I want to seal the seams on...
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Drop-in utility sink to fit into existing cut out

Hi. Someone I know is looking to replace their old fiberglass utility sink with stainless steel or other material. The counter top is granite and the existing cut out is 22-3/4" wide x 19-3/4"...
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Thank you XSleeper. I will suggest this to the...

Thank you XSleeper. I will suggest this to the owners.
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How to clamp this drop-in laundry utility sink?

A family member has this fiberglass utility sink in their laundry room (please see pics). They said is freely moves back/forth and sideways. Water was leaking every time they use the sink. It was...
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Marq1. I think my options are insulated flex duct...

Marq1. I think my options are insulated flex duct or metal duct wrapped in a duct sleeve, right?

Pilot Dane. I read online that flex duct must be stretched tight. Does this mean it's cut it a bit...
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Cold air return flex duct in attic

I am planning to put a cold air return in a 2nd floor bedroom. The shortest path to a return box/branch is through the attic as in the pictures. This does not require cutting any top or sill plates...
08-28-22, 04:09 PM
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Thanks Pjmax. Just saw there is a separate forum...

Thanks Pjmax. Just saw there is a separate forum for ducting questions. Feel free to move this post into that forum.
08-28-22, 03:56 PM
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I am just curious, does the vent fed by the right...

I am just curious, does the vent fed by the right branch open up in the middle of the room above? Is/was there an exterior wall with a window next to that vent?
08-28-22, 03:42 PM
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High, Low and Middle Return Vents

Hi all. A 2nd floor bedroom remains hot in summer and cold in winter. This is far most from the furnace. There is no return vent in this room. No access to the return trunk. I am thinking of...
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