Venting Installation Tips

The importance of properly venting clothes dryers can scarcely be overstated. Across the US alone, over forty dryers burst into flames every day (source: U.S. Fire Administration). Here, you may find some useful installation tips and ideas to ensure that every venting project finishes easily and ends with the safest possible solution.

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Dryerbox® Installation Tips

  • Gas Line Terimination

    Select the image above for details and tips on proper termination of the dryer's gas line.

  • Using the Dryerbox Duct Tab

    Ensuring that the duct slips into the box by only two inches provides ample room to recoil enough exhaust hose so that the dryer can be pulled well away from the wall. Select image above for guidelines.

  • Problem Prevention

    Review images of improper installs to help avoid call backs and get the most professional looking finish for your Dryerbox installation.

  • Pedestal / Stackable Dryer Installation

    The ins and outs of installing dryer duct for pedestal and stackable washers and dryers. Tip number one: always use a model 350 or 425 (never the downboxes). Click the image above to learn why.

  • Drywall Finishing Tips

    Click the link above for a quick (32 second) video for tips on getting the perfect finish for the drywall around the Dryerbox.

  • Flex Exhaust Hose Tips

    Attaching flex exhaust hose to the back of the dryer doesn't have to be a pain. Check out these tips for making it a simpler affair.


Dryerbox® Installation Instruction Sheets

  • Model 425 Instructions
    Model 425
  • Model 350 Instructions
    Model 350
  • Model 4D Instructions
    Model 4D
  • Model 3D Instructions
    Model 3D

Check out the Guidelines and FAQs sections for even more good information on proper dryer venting.