Some cleaning tasks around your home can go unresolved without any major consequence, but certain things like dryer vent cleaning should not go ignored. Although you may not see inside your dryer vents there are several reasons why you don’t want to neglect them. As lint and debris build up in your vents they can lead to increased air flow and even a clog. This can lead to fires, that’s why the National Fire Protection Association recommends cleaning them once a year, or more often if you notice that it is taking longer than normal for your clothes to dry.
The consumer product safety commission estimates over 15,500 clothes dryer related fires each year, making dryer vent casualties the leading cause of household fires.
Benefits of a clean dryer vent:
Your dryer vent might be clogged if:
Many dryer exhaust systems are neglected, or in many cases even improperly installed creating significant health and safety concerns. By hiring a knowledgeable professional to clean your dryer vents you can feel confident that your dryer exhaust system has been properly serviced. Not only can we clean your vents, but we can inspect your system and measure the airflow to be sure your dryer is venting properly.