|Fig.1 Placing the wall vent|
Supplies and Tools:
Bit Holder with Phillips bit
Ryobi 12 Volt Cordless screwdriver
Sheetrock metal screws (drywall screws)
Michael works for a program called Uncommon Good that teaches students about green energy. His home is located in Upland, California, a beautiful neighborhood with mature trees in a rural setting. He had just purchased a century-old home and wanted to preserve its look. Being a principal member of Uncommon Good, he was using the house to teach others how to go green. He called my repair service to hook up his dryer vent. In troubleshooting the job, the dryer vent was missing. The former owners had taken the vent with them.
This post shows the seven steps to install the vent in a stucco wall.
Step 1: Fig.1 shows sheetrock metal screws are driven into the stucco.
Step 2: After placing the vent against the wall a gap was showing. Fig.2 shows the gap between the wall and the vent.
|Fig.2 New vent|
|Fig.3 cut off the anchor for vent smooth fitting|
|Fig.4 Driving in screws into stucco|
|Fig.5 Start finger bead|
|Fig.6 End finger bead|
- Part 1 of 4 - Troubleshooting the Dryer Vent
- Part 2 of 4 - Dryer Vent Installation in Stucco
- Part 3 of 4 - Dryer Vent - Installation
- Part 4 of 4 - Dryer Vent - Metal Foil Installation
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