Lint build-up can cause reduced airflow, which in turn causes overheating. Lint is highly combustible and is a main ingredients in homemade fire starters. Consumerreports.com estimates that there are 14630 fires, 9 deaths, 420 injuries and $222 million in property damage each year associated with clothes dryer fires.
We will come out to your house and disconnect the dryer. Following that we will use multiple brushes, various attachments and powerful vacuums from both inside and out to make sure that your dryer vent is completely clean. We will then reconnect the dryer and check air flow outside.
How often should I have my dryer vent cleaned? Most manufacturers recommend having your dryer vents cleaned yearly. (don't give them a reason not to honor your warranty)
What are some other benefits of having my dryer vent cleaned? Other than safety, clean dryer vents will save you money on your power bills (approximately $264/year) By reducing time per load along with extending the life of your dryer and your clothes.