The Importance of Dryer Vent Cleaning

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Most homes have a washer and dryer for cleaning and drying your clothes. But not every homeowner knows that dryer vent cleaning is a vital necessity of owning a dryer. Professional dryer vent cleaning is far more than simply cleaning out the lint trap on your dryer. Some of the reasons why we recommend professional dryer vent cleaning are:

  • Energy Savings – Dryer vent cleaning helps to ensure that the air from your dryer can escape to the outside without being impeded by lint and debris. If lint and debris are allowed to accumulate, your dryer will have to work extra long and hard to get your clothes dry. This will in turn cost you more on your energy bills.

The Importance of Dryer Vent Cleaning

  • Less Danger of Fire – The lint from your dryer is highly flammable. Allowing it to accumulate in your dryer vent is very dangerous and can lead to a fire. Keeping your dryer vent lint-free is the best thing you can do to prevent a dryer fire.
  • Faster Drying – When air can move freely in your dryer, your clothes will be able to dry faster.
  • Less Wear on Your Dryer – A clogged dryer vent will make your dryer have to work longer and harder to dry your clothes. This is extra use and wear on your dryer that will shorten its life and cause you to repair or even replace it.

If you haven’t had your dryer vent cleaning done in a while, give us a call at Swept Away Chimney. We are experienced, professional, and knowledgeable about how to best keep your dryer clean and running properly, and we can perform a dryer vent cleaning at the same time when we perform any of your needed chimney services.