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Dryer Vent Cleaning: A Job for the Pros

Monday, May 27th, 2024

Your dryer has a lint trap that must be cleaned after every load of laundry you dry. We’re sure you already knew this, and we very much hope you are diligent about doing that each and every time. But you might think that this is enough to prevent dryer lint buildup in the rest of the vent system for your dryer. You would be wrong, and you’re causing yourself unnecessary and serious problems!

Some of the lint that is produced by your clothing, sheets, towels, and more will work its way through the screen of the lint trap or, if your lint trap becomes clogged, will force its way around the edges of that screen. This lint will accumulate in your dryer vent, where hot, wet air is exhausted from your home. This vent needs to be cleaned by professionals. Here’s why.

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