2nd October 2019

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Can you get carbon monoxide poisoning from a dryer vent?

Carbon monoxide can cause brain damage and even death and is often difficult to detect. The gas comes from common household appliances that are not properly vented. Problems occur when gas appliances, such as your clothes dryer, are not properly vented.

Accordingly, do dryers give off carbon monoxide?

Carbon monoxide is a by-product of combustion, present whenever fuel is burned. It is produced by common home appliances, such as gas or oil furnaces, gas refrigerators, gas clothes dryers, gas ranges, gas water heaters or space heaters, fireplaces, charcoal grills, and wood burning stoves.

Can I vent a dryer inside?

The Indoor dryer vent kit can be used to vent your Electric Clothes Dryer indoors when outdoor venting is not possible. x 5 ft. dryer transition duct, plastic lint reservoir, a plastic mounting ring (optional use) and 2 plastic adjustable clamps.

Do gas dryers give off carbon monoxide?

Your gas dryer vents its combustion products outside along with the moisture from your clothes, so it is vented to the outside. However you run it, though, any natural gas burning device will create water vapor and carbon dioxide. If it malfunctions, you also risk it producing carbon monoxide.