DRYER VENT CLEANING
Call us today to schedule an appointment to have your dryer vent cleaned. We will perform a professional and thorough job with our HEPA filtration vacuum and other necessary tools in our kit. We will disconnect the exhaust vent from the rear of your dryer and clean the interior of the vent all the way through to where the vent exits the home.
Is it necessary to have my dryer vent cleaned?
The answer is an emphatic YES! Keeping your dryer vents clean is important for a number of reasons wich include not only energy savings but safety concerns as well. As a home owner you understand the importance of cleaning your gutters, changing your air filters, and properly maintaining your lawn. How much time do you spend cleaning your dryer vent? If your like the average homeowner, the answer is probably "not much." Unfortunately, according to the U.S. Fire Administration's National Fire Data Center, nearly 15,000 structural fires occur each year as a result with an issue of a clothes dryer, and clogged, dirty dryer vents cause 80% of those fires.
Why should I clean my dryer vent?
There are a few great reasons to prevent your dryer from becoming blocked by lint. Cleaning your dryer will reduce the risk of fire, decrease your electric bill, dry your clothes and other items much more efficient and faster, and will help in having to replace your expensive appliance prematurely.
How can a clogged dryer vent cause a house fire?
A dryer works by pushing out hot, moist air so your clothes can be dried. If your dryer vent becomes blocked by lint, it will cause excessive heat build-up. This creates a highly flammable fuel source. Therefore, Fires occur when lint builds up in the dryer or in the exhaust duct. The dryer vent and exhaust duct need be able to breathe and should not be ignored or allowed to become blocked over time. The time it takes for the vent and exhaust duct to become blocked vary greatly. It depends on how often your drying items or clothes and what type of material those items consist of.
What are the warning signs that it's time to clean your dryer vent?
Clothes are taking much longer to dry. It will often take two to three cycles to dry them.
Clothes or other items have a strange, burning smell to them. This could be a sign that your dryer vent isn't properly able to ventilate the warm air out of the appliance.
Your laundry room feels excessivley hot when the dryer is running. Again, this could be a result of a clogged vent that isn't letting hot air escape.