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Dryer Vent Cleaning | Should I have My Dryer Vent Cleaned?

Dryer Vent Cleaning Saves You Money While Protecting Your Home

Dryer Vent Cleaning is just one of many home maintenance tasks that will save you money.  Having your dryer vent cleaned every few years is something all of us that own homes in Minnesota should be doing because it helps prevent fires but can actually help you save money! It’s also important because it could save you from a fire.

The U.S. Fire Administration reports that every year clothes dryers are the cause of more than 2,900 home fires. And, aside from being a fire hazard, it also ncrease drying time and spikes energy costs. Regularly cleaning your dryer vent can prevent home fires, but it’s smart to leave the job to a professional

Dryer Vent Cleaning

Signs you Need to Have Your Dryer Vent Cleaned

  • Clothes take longer to dry
  • The dryer is hot to the touch after a cycle
  • Your laundry room is hot after a cycle
  • The dryer emits a burning smell
  • There’s inconsistent airflow from the exhaust vent
  • Excess lint appears in the lint trap after each cycle
  • You find debris outside the dryer vent

Reasons to Hire a Professional

Shorter Drying Times

A dryer that’s clogged with lint is an obvious fire hazard but it also ends up taking more time to dry clothes because lint buildup makes it difficult for the humid air to escape, allowing moisture to persist. By having your dryer vents professionally cleaned, you can shorten drying times and spend less time waiting on those clean clothes.

Lowers Your Energy Bill

When your dryer takes longer to dry clothes due to a lint clog, it ends up using more energy. Naturally, this means spending more money on utilities. Having your dryer vents regularly maintained meaning higher energy efficiency, lower energy bills, and less money spent just to dry your clothes.

Call Dean’s for all Minnesota Home Maintenance Projects

Dean’s HVAC or duct cleaning professionals are able to properly clean your dryer vent giving you peace of mind that it’s done correctly.

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