Collapsed Dryer Vent


I looked through my dryers exit vent from the outside and saw no connection to it. All I saw was a water pipe. How would I be able to re-connect my vent?
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I'd start at the back of the dryer and find out where the other end of the ductwork (flexible or rigid) is currently going.
Maybe you could provide a little more detail about how the ductwork is laid out inside the house. Are you not able to see the vent from the inside?
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I'm just thinkin' out loud here, sort of off the top of my head--- I wonder if it might be a good idea to reconnect it where it pulled off or apart, ya' know...
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From the inside. What do you see when you look at it from the inside of the house?
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check entire line for clogs, sometimes the line clogs and pressure blows it apart
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bob haller wrote:

I don't like most dryer vent hose, when I redid the dryer vent in my basement i got two 4" 90's and a length of metal flex duct. Connected it all together with screws and metal duct tape, only non-fastened connection is at base of dryer (to take apart for annual cleaning.) much less restriction and lint buildup that way.
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Good installation except for the screws. I used screws like I'd used with my HVAC duct work and when inspected a few months later found the each had collected a good bit of lint. I pulled them all out and just used good metal duct tape (not the cheapo cloth based stuff that dries put quickly. A year and a half later and the vents are still clear as new.
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I just quit using a dryer period
========================================================Try to make me, fuckwit - I'll shoot you dead, and laugh about it over a beer later. Then I'll stub a cigar butt out on your orphan child's head.-Wilson Woods
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Even better than the flex metal is the rigid metal piping. It won't collapse easily, better at fire safety, and a smooth interior gives a better flow rate due to less turbulence.
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