Originally Posted By: rray
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Client asked me yesterday if he could hook up the dryer flue to the water heater flue. I told him I did not know but would find out. There’s something about such a setup that doesn’t appeal to me, but I don’t like lint all over my garage either.
The water heater and dryer both are located in the garage. Due to additions, the dryer flue exterior hood had been replaced with a solid piece of plywood and then stuccooed. I explained that the dryer probably wouldn't dry properly and that the flue would probably fill with lint, creating other hazards. The location of doorways prevents taking the flue anyplace else other than terminating in the garage like it does. . . unless it can be attached to the gas-fired water heater flue. I also explained that the people who designed and/or constructed the additions didn't take everything into consideration, possibly indicating that building permits were not pulled and/or signed off on.
Home inspections. . . .
One home at a time.