When Should Dryer Vents Be Cleaned?
Does your dryer requiring longer dry times to sufficiently dry your clothes?
Does your dryer feel hotter to the touch than usual?
Do your clothes feel hotter than normal after a cycle?
Do you find lint gathering behind and around your clothes dryer?
If you answered yes to any of these questions, your dryer may be suffering from a clogged and dirty dryer vent.
Did you know that the leading cause of house fires is not chimneys and fireplaces? Dirty dryer vents account for thousands of house fires annually and result in as much as $35 million in total property loss. If you find these statistics surprising, you’re not alone. Many homeowners are unaware of the fire risk that accompanies clogged and neglected dryer vents.
These numbers come from the U.S. Fire Administration, an organization that is committed to a fire-safe America. Those of us here at Ground to Crown Chimney & Fireplace Services share the USFA’s mission of public education and fire prevention, which is why we are proud to offer our customers in Troy, Novi, Canton, Warren, and beyond the most thorough and effective dryer vent cleaning services. We work hard to keep our neighbors’ dryer vents clean so they can enjoy a safer home and a more efficient and longer-lasting clothes dryer.
Professional Cleanings Remove Lint, Without Dirtying Your Home
During a professional dryer vent cleaning, we’ll use specially designed brushes and tools to loosen any lint that may have settled along your dryer vent, being careful to contain every last bit in one of our powerful HEPA vacuums. We’ll also check to make sure no animals or birds have made their way into your vents through the opening at the termination outside.