These two dryer vent pipes in the attic of our client are amazing that they did not completely fail our clients dryer causing it to overheat as they were so clogged with lint and debris.
As part of our dryer vent cleaning services we clean the internals of your dryer. Because your dryer is really susceptible to the lint it creates; we feel it is super important for you to protect yourself by making sure your dryer vents are clean as well as your dryer housing..
Just a little bit of lint made it past the lint catcher on this families dryer vent. This was a seriously dangerous situation. A little bit of over heating could lead to a fire and severe damage if not a complete disaster. A dryer vent needs to "vent" the heat from the dryer to avoid [...]
So glad we provide full service cleaning. We climbed up on a clients roof and found that the dryer vent was completely clogged. Not only was this stressing out the dryer by making it work harder, it also because of that created a perfect environment for a fire. Excessive heat... dry lint & fibers for [...]
What a great warm and sheltered spot to build a nest. It's always with a heavy heart when we have to remove the "perfect nest" for a bird. Unfortunately that nest is a fire hazard. This is why we always recommend vent covers which are inexpensive and relatively easy to install.
This is an example of how dirty the inside of your dryer unit can get. This is not inside the area where you place your clothing but within the housing of the barrel that gets heated where your clothing goes. That can lead to dangerous conditions with that much combustible material building up. All it [...]
More than 15,000 home fires are started by dryer fires every year, usually from lint build-up, but few people are aware of this danger in their home. Meri-K Appy, President of the Home Safety Council, urges TODAY Show viewers to take simple steps to protect their families from dryer fires. Visit www.homesafetycouncil.org to learn more.