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Duct Tape Being Unsafe for...Ducts

11. Duct Tape Being Unsafe for…Ducts

Normally, you’d expect things to be named after what they’re mainly used for, right? For example, a watering can is used to water something. A dustpan is used to collect dust. So a duct tape should, at the very least, be safe to use on ducts. 

Wrong! Surprisingly, duct tape is not only useless on duct pipes, but it’s also dangerous. This is because the temperature of air ducts fluctuate wildly, and duct tapes are not built to withstand those kinds of volatile temperatures. 
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