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what is the maximum allowable length for a dryer vent hose

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what is the maximum allowable length for a dryer vent hose?
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Randy 43 replied 8 years ago.

hiCustomermost manufacturers recommend 10-15 feet ,total run,with every 90deg elbow counting as 3 ft and back to back elbows counting as 9 feet as the optimum vent distance.

it is however rarely like that,so the longer the run than normal the more time you can expect on drying times


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