04:49PM | 05/08/07
Member Since: 05/07/07
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Hi can anyone help me?

I live in a 6th floor apartment, and the dryer vent outside my window whose metal 'flap' slams shut and squeaks like mad! I understand that the 'flap' is to prevent birds from nesting there.

My problem is the squeak. It is about 6ft above my window, so I can't reach it to put some wd40 on it. there's no ladder possibilities either, as it is soooo high up.

Is there some kind of extenda-luber that I can buy that will reach that far?

Anyone have any thoughts?


11:39AM | 05/09/07
Member Since: 05/07/07
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thanks very much for the quick reply.

No, their take on it is it isn't bothering anyone deal with it. Nice eh?

Im to the point that Im gonna get one of those white noise machines to drown it out....seems like a cop out though


01:10AM | 05/16/07
Member Since: 05/07/07
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Great Idea...the more people I talk to about it, the more I hear that they have the same problem. Hopefully the building will do something soon.....or I'll chuck a cup of lubricant up at the vent....

thanks again


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