Add Dryer Vent Cleaning to your yearly tune-up visit
Why have your dryer vent cleaned?
-Reduce the risk of dryer fires - clogged dryer vents cause the dryer to run hotter
-Reduce energy use - dryer vents clogged with lint cost about $20 more per month to run
-Extend the life of your dryer- your appliance will run more efficiently
How do you know your dryer vent needs cleaning?
-It takes more than one cycle to dry your clothes, especially heavy items like jeans and towels.
-There is no lint visible on lint screen or there is lint left on laundry
-Your laundry smells moldy or is very hot after dry cycle.
-Your dryer feels hot to the touch when it's on
According to Consumer Reports (www.consumerreports.org):
Tips for a Safe and Efficient Dryer
- Use solid or flexible metal dryer venting. Foil or plastic ducts can have lint build up at low points where they sag or in ridges
- Dryer venting should be cleaned regularly. Most vents need cleaning every two to three years
- Always remove lint from the lint screen when you use your dryer.