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Installing a clothes dryer vent through a concrete wall is illustrated with step-by-step photos.
CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP Jun 1999 (v.22#8) pg. 64

Tip on using a simple "Wind-Blocker" to keep the wind from opening louvered clothes dryer and bathroom vents.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Oct 1994 (v.18#1) pg. 7

How to vent a clothes dryer through a basement window.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #147 Sep 1973 (v.23#7) pg. 40

How to add a heat saver vent to recycle clothes dryer heat back into the house. Includes a furnace filter to trap lint. Damper can be adjusted so heat can be directed outside in the summer.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #202 Oct 1979 (v.29#8) pg. 34

Tip on installing dryer vents.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #350 Jul-Aug 1994 (v.44#7) pg. 10

Tips on correct installation of a clothes dryer vent.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #359 Jun 1995 (v.45#6) pg. 98

How to vent a clothes dryer through an unfinished attic space to the roof.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #367 Apr 1996 (v.46#4) pg. 14

Tip on running a clothes dryer vent through unheated attic space.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #77 Oct-Nov 1992 pg. 20

Tip on supplying a clothes dryer with a source of outside air so that the dryer exhaust won't upset the air-exchange system in an energy-efficient house.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #81 Apr-May 1993 pg. 16

The pros and cons of using waste heat from a clothes dryer to help heat a house in winter.
HARROWSMITH #84 Mar-Apr 1989 (v.13#6) pg. 113

Tip on preventing cold air from infiltrating via a clothes dryer exhaust vent.
HARROWSMITH #106 Nov-Dec 1992 (v.17#4) pg. 18
Added Info HARROWSMITH #108 Mar-Apr 1993 (v.17#6) pg. 8

How to install a "vermin-proof" through-the-wall dryer vent.
HOME MECHANIX #720 Apr 1988 (v.84) pg. 24
Added Info HOME MECHANIX #723 Jul 1988 (v.84) pg. 6

Tip on getting your outdoor clothes-dryer vent to close securely and eliminate drafts.
HOMEOWNER Mar 1986 (v.11#2) pg. 22

Tip: Leaf blower used to clear lint buildup from a long clothes dryer vent.
HOMEOWNER May 1988 (v.13#4) pg. 68

How to vent a clothes dryer.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #615 Aug 1979 (v.75) pg. 64

Tip: Diagram of a sheet metal and nylon stocking attachment to trap lint coming out of a dryer vent.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1977 (v.148#1) pg. 8D

Various ways to recover the heat from a clothes dryer exhaust instead of venting it outside during the winter.
POPULAR SCIENCE Nov 1978 (v.213#5) pg. 122

Upgrading a dryer vent by replacing flexible ducts with rigid-metal vent pipe.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #831 Dec 1998-Jan 1999 (v.94) pg. 68

Heat recovery box for a clothes dryer. Simple wooden frame equipped with a furnace filter collects lint and returns heated air back into the laundry room instead of venting it outdoors.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1981 (v.37#1) pg. 148

Efficiency of solar room increased by collecting heat from clothes dryer. How to collect the heat from a clothes dryer and route it to a thermal mass storage area via PVC pipe. The heat is diverted outside during the warm months.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1984 (v.40#1) pg. 56