Dryer Vent pipe leaks water on the floor.

Discussion in 'Plumbing Forum, Professional & DIY Advice' started by masterpumpman, Oct 14, 2010.

  1. masterpumpman

    masterpumpman New Member

    Virginia Beach, VA
    We purchased a new Electric Dryer and since it was installed the vent pipe leaks a lot of water on the floor. The old dryer didn't do this. I'm a well driller not a dryer expert. Any help would be appreciated.
  2. Jerome2877

    Jerome2877 In the Trades

    Could be a blockage in your vent, have it cleaned out and see if it stops.
  3. jadnashua

    jadnashua Retired Defense Industry Engineer xxx

    New England
    What kind of vent pipe is it? If it's the plastic, corregated stuff, throw it away and replace with solid pipe, either aluminum or galvanized. How long is the run and how many elbows? What's likely happening is the air is full of moisture, it is slowing down and lingering in the vent long enough so that some of it is condensing, running down the vent onto the floor. If there are any obstructions (clogged line, too many elbows, rough from the cheap plastic, or lots of lint in the pipe), it slows donw and isn't staying a gas.
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