Dryer vent do’s and don’ts | Cross River NY Real Estate

t sometimes happens that one of my columns will spark lots of questions from readers, as was the case with a past column on dryer venting.

Judging from the questions I’ve received, there’s apparently a lot of confusion and misconceptions about the subject of dryer venting, and a lot of people are struggling with misinformation that they’ve been gathering from friends, the Internet or other sources.

So it seemed like a good time to revisit this topic, and clear up a few misconceptions:

Misconception No. 1: It’s OK to vent the dryer directly into the house, so that the air can be used as either a source of humidity or a source of heat.

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