Dryer duct cleaning can eliminate fire hazards
Many of us use our dryers regularly without thinking of the possible risks associated with a plugged dryer duct. When your dryer duct becomes restricted with a lint buildup the air flow also becomes restricted causing the dryer to run hotter with the possibility of over heating the dryer . Highly flammable lint builds up around the electrical components and heating element, which in turn increases the risks and possibility of an internal clothes dryer fire. A regular Power Vac cleaning of the exhaust fan and dryer duct is a good way to significantly reduce this potential fire hazard.
Power Vac Toronto is the right choice for your dryer duct cleaning needs
Power Vac has been providing dryer duct cleaning services to homeowners , property managers, hotels, hospitals and retirement homes for over 48 years. More Canadians rely on Power Vac for dryer duct cleaning than any other Company in Canada. Our experience, our equipment and our knowledgeable service techs make us the right choice for your dryer duct cleaning needs.
The benefits of dryer duct cleaning
- A regular dryer vent cleaning can improve the efficiency of your dryer and reduce the risk of a fire in your home
- A blocked vent leads to increased energy consumption by your dryer. Having your dryer vent cleaned can not only help you prevent a house fire, but it can help you save money through reduced energy bills
- The dryer will last longer
- Your cloths will dry quicker
Dryer Duct Cleaning Frequency
The more frequent that you use your dryer, the more often the vent should be cleaned. However, the method of venting also plays a role. If the dryer venting system is relatively long (more than 15 feet ) or has 90 degree bends or sharp turns, it should be cleaned more frequently. Most appliance experts agree that having the dryer venting system cleaned every 500 loads or so should suffice, but you should have your dryer vent professionally inspected by a professional at minimum every 2 years. Additionally, you should clean out your dryer’s lint trap after every load of laundry.
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