Flex Duct for Range Hood Exhaust
Due to studs and Plumbing in the bulkhead above the range hood, I can’t fit solid duct in a straight line. Not even 4” solid duct.
What are my options? Whenever building code is mentioned, “smooth wall” and “air tight” are mentioned. I haven’t seen Rigid duct specifically mentioned.
So what about a smooth walled flex duct that also has high heat resistance? The run is about 2’ up, a 90 degree turn and then 6 feet to the outside.
I’m not worried bout performance as even with 4” flex, smoke is adequately removed with the fan on low and it’s an electric range. My main concern is potential fire hazard.
I was thinking about something like this:
Any help is appreciated
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