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The best way to clean a dryer exhaust vent is by cleaning each section of the vent with a brush made specifically for the task or a long-handled brush that fits. Use the brush to loosen lint and dirt from each section, a... More »

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The exhaust vent for a stacked washer and dryer is installed by putting a flexible exhaust duct end onto the dryer's exhaust opening, then putting the exhaust duct's open end onto the home's venting duct. Both ends are s... More »

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While a malfunctioning dryer vent cover can cause house fires and elevated humidity, it does not necessarily cause allergic reactions. Lint and moisture in the duct can cause the vent to keep from opening properly, makin... More »

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The best method of cleaning out the dryer duct is to use a dryer vent cleaning brush kit and a vacuum with an upholstery attachment. By dismantling the ductwork, the vent can be completely cleared of lint. More »

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An inside dryer vent removes heat exhaust from the dryer when a vent outside the home is impossible or impractical. By installing a hose from the back of the dryer to the inside dryer vent, heat is recirculated and reduc... More »

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The instructions for installing a Maytag dryer are to screw in the legs on the bottom of the unit, connect the power cord wires appropriately in the terminal block and connect the vent to the exhaust port at the back of ... More »

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For venting, Maytag dryers require a 4-inch heavy-metal exhaust vent and clamps. All dryer vents must be exhausted outdoors to reduce the risk of fire. More »

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