KLEEN-WAY professionallay inspects and cleans clothing dryers form homeowners and in commercially-owned buildings. Poorly maintained dryer vents cause fire hazards and cost substantially more to operate.
When looking at your dryer vents, lint is the enemy. You may think that the lint trap catches all of it, but a significant amount gets past and builds up in the dryer vent. The more lint in your dryer vents, the less effective the vents are. Lint balls are extremely flammable and build-up can lead to many potential problem, including fire. Dryer vents should be cleaned at least once every one to two years, however, some vents require more frequent cleanings.
Dryer vent cleaning:
Dryer vents clogged with debris invite moisture into the system, leading to potential water damage. This also means that mildew and mold may form, causing a higher potential for health problems to occur.
Clogged dryer vents can lead to higher gas and electric bills with multiple drying cycles due to weakness of the vents from the debris clogging them.
Unecessary damage may occur on dryer vent parts, leading to expensive repairs that could otherwise have been avoided if the dryer vents were cleaned.
Clogged dryer vents can be a privet also factor in causing fires. Air duct cleaning packages are also available as well.