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Premium Flush-mount Metal Dryer Wall Vent
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Premium Flush-mount Metal Dryer Wall Vent
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You’ve discovered a new addition to our dryer venting line.  This wall vent is unlike anything else on the market.  Having been in R & D for over a year, this vent features a powder coated galvanized metal frame and a lightweight damper that is innovatively impenetrable to birds and creates zero back pressure
 
Works great for new construction but was designed for ease in retrofitting the old inefficient legacy hooded vents.  
 

YouTube Video of install of wall vent
 
 YouTube Video demonstrating a complete retro-install

 
Unlike legacy and “Mainstream” wall vents, our Dryer Wall Vent is without hesitation a "Premium" fitting.

Efficient: Without question, vent hood design or lack of, clearly remains the leading offender of inefficient back pressure levels in the dryers’ exhaust conduit.  Actual laboratory test best demonstrate the range of back pressure levels that popular wall vents create.  Values above .60 water column inch are considered in the industry as excessively restrictive.  Values below .20 water column inch are considered very efficient. 

The Dryer Wall Vent’s restriction coefficient is lower than any other wall vent we’ve tested. Less restriction in a dryer vent delivers real savings to your monthly energy bill.

Damper: Dryer vent hoods come in multiple styles.  The objective of a vent hood for the dryer is basically two fold; prevent back drafts and prevent bird or rodent entry as well as nest building.  We meet those objectives with a well-engineered lightweight damper that

• Mitigates the ability for a bird to open the damper
• Provides no Air-flow restriction
• And is easily accessible to duct cleaners

 
Design: The Dryer Wall Vent collar is sized to fit snuggly within the standard 4” seamed pipe.  This feature becomes an advantage to installers and DIY's when retrofitting this vent but also accommodates new construction. 

Material: Sun and weather take a toll on plastic vents, and the typical aluminum hooded vents dent and deform easily.  The stylish Dryer Wall Vent body is constructed out of Paint Grip (Bonderized) steel, then washed and powder coated to achieve an excessively weather tolerant and strong uni-body.  The securing screws are hidden behind the damper. 

 
Environments:
The Dryer Wall Vent works with lap siding, stucco, brick and many other conventional sidings.  The non powder coated hinge pin is aluminum to offer total corrosion-free protection. 
 
 

 
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Q: Can this product be used for bathroom exhaust fans as well as dryers?
Asked by:  - 5/16/2014 (Submit an answer)
A: This wall vent can and has been used for exhaust fans, but we recommend a minimal 65 CFM of air flow. Most of the inexpensive and smaller fans only produce about 50 CFM. Dryers produce about 200 CFM. Hope this helps.
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Q: How well does it perform under winter conditions? Snow, ice, extreme cold etc.
Asked by:  - 5/21/2014 (Submit an answer)
A: Good question Frank. Perhaps the best way to answer that, and this is from us the manufacturer; The wall vent has been on the market long enough to have made it through two winter seasons and to date we have not taken a call mentioning any inefficiencies or malfunctions due to extreme cold conditions. Total sales are sufficient enough to gain confidence that the product works in these extreme cases.
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Q: Will need to use the additional mounting block to accomodate the lap siding on my home. Will exterior grade paint adhere to the block?
Asked by:  - 5/21/2014 (Submit an answer)
A: The mounting block we sell (under accessories) is a 100% PVC product by Azek. Azek's FAQ's suggests a 100% acrylic latex paint. Here is the full FAQ. Other forums suggest very good luck with Ben Moore and Sherwin Paints. http://www.azek.com/technical-center/faqs.aspx#qTrim-20

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Customer Reviews Average Rating review View All Reviews
Excellent Product
The product is as advertised; it is well made and performs very well. It appears to offer very little resistance to air flow but seals tightly when not in use. It closes tightly in a way that will prevent cold air or "critters" from entering. The install went as described and took only a few minutes. I have used several dryer vent devices but this is clearly the best and will require the least (no) maintenance.
Reviewed by: Walt from Massachusetts. on 9/18/2014
Bravo, Bravo! A metal vent that fits existing piping with no screws even!
After checking the 3 big box stores and the web for a replacement dryer vent I FINALLY found this one. It really did fit snuggly in my existing 4" vent. Like the video showed, just put caulk behind and on the sides of the vent (no screws even). Looks great. Snug fit. Thank you!
Reviewed by: Patrick from Minnesota. on 9/17/2014
Dryer Wall Vents
We installed two of the dryer vent covers to try out on our 20 story condominium building. Installation was easy and they look great. The magnets keep them from flapping and making a lot of noise. Great product.
Reviewed by: Susan from Florida. on 9/10/2014
Great Product
Everything this company say about this item is stright fact. I love this wall vent it looks great and work perfect. Easy to install it was a breeze thank you for such a fine American product!!
Reviewed by: Terry from Olvie Breach MS. on 9/7/2014
works great
This is nothing all that fancy but does work much better than a typical louver or baffle vent available at most stores. I'm happy
Reviewed by: steve from NJ. on 8/31/2014
Easy to Install
We are installing new siding on our home so ordered these vents to replace the old dryer and bathroom vents. Since they are so easy to install, we decided to temporarily slide in the new vents to test them out before the new siding goes up. Bathroom vent fit with no problems. We had to cut off the edge of the existing dryer pipe because it had a lip on it that folded in making the opening too small. Both vents worked great. Bath fan is a 50 cfm model with a 5 ft straight run, no elbows and the vent blows open OK with no modifications. Great product! Our remodeling company was impressed with the quality of the vents. We’re looking forward to getting them permanently installed.
Reviewed by: Karen from IL. on 8/23/2014
Excellent Product
Our existing plastic vent fell apart and we took a chance with this gadget. Shipment was prompt and it arrived very quickly. I was pretty skeptical about installation thinking I would need to re-pipe the venting. Not so. Even easier than the video. Probably took less than 10 minutes and it looks great and functions perfectly. It might even last forever! Great product -- highly recommended!
Reviewed by: Dennis from Arlington, WA. on 8/12/2014
Premium Flush-mount Metal Dryer Wall Vent
Love this item. I have a whitish brick house and this vent looks really good against the brick. It's well made and easy to install. I also bought one for our church school to replace the one that the critters loved to eat. I doubt is they will be eating this one. Thanks for a well built product. Bruce
Reviewed by: Bruce from Menasha, WI. on 8/1/2014
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