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May 24, 2016 8:56 PM CST
I will be installing new sod and was wondering if it is wise to place new sod directly under my dryer exhaust vent.
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May 25, 2016 11:08 AM CST
It may really like the heat and humidity, or it may hate it, dependent on your area. I'd go ahead and plant away and see what happens (relatively small area). If the grass is reluctant to grow there, try something else or perhaps put some decorative rock under the vent. Experiment. And welcome to NGA! Hope you enjoy the site.
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May 25, 2016 12:11 PM CST
I agree

You can always install a baffle on the sidewall under the vent to deflect the heat too.

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May 25, 2016 12:22 PM CST
The suggested baffleb I think, would be the best solution. One that vents to the sides would work best.

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