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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 and Commercial Dryer Vent Cleaning

Does your business have a clothes dryer? If so, you have a hidden hazard! Dryers, especially those that are used frequently for commercial use, can collect excess lint and debris in the vent line. 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, your dryer vent experts

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 business let us quickly and safely do this for you.

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

5 Benefits of having your dryer vent professionally cleaned!

Improved Safety

A clogged dryer vent can be a fire hazard, as it can cause the dryer to overheat and potentially ignite lint or debris that has accumulated inside the vent.. By having your dryer vent professionally cleaned, you can reduce the risk of fire and improve the safety of your home.

Increased efficiency

When your dryer vent is clogged, it can  take longer for your clothes to dry, which can waste energy and increase your utility bill. By having your dryer vent professionally cleaned, you can improve the efficiency of your dryer, which can save you money in the long run.

Longer dryer life

When your dryer has to work harder to dry your clothes, it can put more strain on the machine and lead to a shorter lifespan. By having your dryer vent professionally cleaned, you can reduce the strain on your dryer and help it last longer.

Better air quality

A clogged dryer vent can cause dust, allergens, and other particles to be circulated throughout your home, which can negatively impact the air quality. By having your dryer vent cleaned professionally, you can improve the air quality in your home and create a healthier living environment.

Reduce risk of breakdown

A clogged dryer vent can cause your dryer to overheat and potentially break down, leading to costly replacements or repairs. By having your dryer vent professionally cleaned, you can reduce the risk of breakdowns and save money on repairs and replacements. 

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