The Consumer Product Safety Commission estimates that over 24,000 dryer related fires occur each year and that number is ever increasing! Failure to Clean is the leading cause of these residential fires.
This is why Dryer Vent Cleaning is so important!
Dryer vents and ducts can accumulate lint, dust, dirt, pollen, and pet dander that manages to sneak past your filter. Over time this can create a blockage in your ducts and stop the flow of air from the dryer to the outside vent. The heat builds up and causes this highly flammable lint and even clothing to catch fire resulting in catastrophic loses. So, the top reason it is recommended to get dryer vent cleanings twice a year is for safety.
Getting your dryer vents and ducts cleaned can also improve your dryers’ efficiency and even result in energy savings by ensuring your dryer is ventilating properly. When your ducts are clean they give optimal ventilation which can lead to reduced drying time for your clothes as well as protecting your clothes from damaging heat levels. Keeping your dryer running at its best can also extend the life of your machine!
Duct cleaning can seriously improve your indoor air quality as well. The build up of lint and other contaminants in your ducts can become a breeding ground for fungus, mold and mildew, bacteria, and other microbes, then these are recirculated back into your home. This can lead to high allergy and asthma symptoms as well as an increase in colds and other health concerns. You will be amazed at how fresh, clean, and healthy your indoor air will be.
Effective dryer vent cleaning requires the use of very powerful vacuum equipment and trained professionals who know to inspect your ducts for problems or signs of damage. Call our fast and friendly technicians today so we can use our knowledge and skills to help keep your family safe and healthy!