Screens Should Not be Used On Dryer Vent! Screens should never be used on dryer vents for the simple reason they prevent lint escaping. Whilst this does not happen straight away it does so slowly over time, damp air escapes first followed by lint that sticks to the dampness inside the dryer vent and if Read more…
Dryer fires are one of the largest causes of house fires! Over 15,000 happen each year and could be avoided by having their dryer vents cleaned. Dryer vent cleaning reduces fire risk and saves you money through energy savings.
It is amazing how many of our customers think that their dryer vent cleaning is not needed. Possibly due to the fact they clean the lint trap out after each use puts them at ease, thinking all is well. The truth is that just because you clean out the lint trap, it does not mean your dryer is running efficiently. Lint builds up when there is an accumulation in the dryer exhaust system.
Thin foil or white vinyl hose should not be used to connect your dryer to the wall. This is stated on the back of most dryers. This can result in insurance companies paying out in the event a dryer fire happens.