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Dryer Vent Cleaning

Dryer vent cleaning for residential, commercial and multi unit dryer vent cleaning

Residential Dryer Vent Cleaning

How a clogged dryer vent can cause a house fire


Dryer vents are the number one leading cause for house fires.  Statistically, 2,900 home dryer vent fires are reported each year and cause an estimated 15 deaths, 440 injuries, and $238 million in property damage according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). The leading cause of home dryer fires is a failure to clean them.

Protect your home with regular dryer vent cleaning. Recent study by NFPA revealed dust, fibers, and lint are the leading items first ignited in a clothes dryer fire. A sure thing that your dryer vent is clogged is that if it takes more than one cycle to dry clothes. 


Ways to prevent dryer fires are: Clean the lint trap filter before and after each load, Do not use a clothes dryer without a lint filter, loose, damaged, or clogged filter, Do not overload the dryer, and do not leave a clothes dryer running if you leave the home or go to bed.

If you notice your clothes are taking longer to dry or require more than one cycle, please call us. Our rates are affordable -it's a small investment to make in your homes safety!

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Multi-Unit Dryer Vent Cleaning

The leading factor in dryer vent fires is a failure to clean vents. When fibers and lint build up in the vent heat has nowhere to escape and before you know it you have a fire. 

Guard against fires in your multi-unit dryer vent cleaning. 

When you hire us for your dryer vent cleaning we take care of your build-up, and you get prompt service at a price you can afford. 

We use a high pressure air system to clean the vents. The process removes lint, dust, birds nests, and other obstructions. 

Are your tenants complaining about slow dryers? Your tenant may be telling you that your buildings dryer vents are clogged. If you have complaints about inefficient, slow dry times, and dryers that take multiple cycles to fully dry their loads, you probably have clogged vents. 

Cleaning the dryer vent protects your building from fires and reduces the energy consumed by inefficient dryers. 

Spotting a clogged dryer vent

Signs of a clogged dryer vent include:

  • Laundry takes longer to dry

  • Faint burning smell noticeable when dryer runs

  • Your vent hood flap doesn't open properly

  • Your laundry room feels hot or humid

  • Dryer exterior hotter than normal to the touch

  • Clothes are hotter than normal at the end of a cycle

Any of these signs means that your dryer may overheat and catch fire, destroying your laundry, your appliance and possibly your home.

Rely on EZ Breathing AirDuct Cleaning for dryer vent cleaning

We use special tools to thoroughly remove all the lint from your dryer vent. First we unplug the appliance and disconnect the dryer vent. Next, we run a special round brush through the vent to remove all  the lint that has affixed itself to the inside of the dryer vent. 

Homeowners sometimes attempt to do this job themselves. While it can be helpful as in-between measure, you should still rely on professionals to clean out your dryer vent at least once per year.

Your dryer needs regular service to remove accumulated lint and dust. Protect your home and family and let us quickly and safely do this for you.

Call EZ Breathing for professional cleaning in Pittsburgh and surrounding areas.

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