Are you in need of dryer vent cleaning?
Just like your air ducts you can’t see inside your dryer vent! Lint will build up in the dryer, transition duct and exhaust duct which can reduce airflow and create a dangerous situation which can lead to overheating and dryer inefficiencies, and in some cases, fires. When moisture cannot escape it will invite mold and bacteria build up as well. By cleaning your dryer vent, we can help ensure your clothes dryer is both safe and energy efficient!
Lint is one of the most flammable items in your home, how much is lying in your dryer vent?
Signs your dryer vent may be clogged
- Takes anywhere from 2-4 cycles to dry one load
- The oustide of your dryer is hot to touch
- You notice a burning smell
- The vent hood flap outside does not open properly
- Your home is older than 4 years old or hasn’t been inspected regularly
Should I clean my dryer vent on my own?
Although a homeowner can clean dryer vents, it is advised that you consult a professional. Most homeowners don’t have the special equipment required to do a thorough job. A professional has special tools such as video inspection equipment to give a visual of the hard-to-reach areas of the dryer vent system.
Does dryer vent cleaning help lower my energy bills?
Yes, by having your dryer vent professionally cleaned, your clothes dryer will run more efficiently. Your dryer will not have to run as long, lessening the wear and tear on your dryer, reducing your need for repair and lengthening the life of your dryer.
Don’t wait until it is too late.
In the Topical Fire Report Series, the US Fire Adminstration states that 84% of dryer fires were found in residential dwellings. The leading cause remains the same, FAILURE TO CLEAN!
54% of the fire were confined to the object of origin- the clothes dryer.