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.