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Old 10-09-2012, 09:07 AM
Location: Philaburbia
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Originally Posted by old_cold View Post
Reading all this is surprising to me
I would never have imagined the force of a dryer exhaust would be enough to blow lint up and can only picture it collecting in the bend
Learn something new everyday,I guess
I know it's time to clean out the exhaust pipes when I see lint fluttering around my flower garden. The air does indeed blow lint up ... and out!

I've always built my own vent stack, but I've always had a dryer in the basement, too. It's an easy enough task with some patience, a screw driver, and tin snips.
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