Why Should I Clean My Dryer Vent
Some dryer vents will need to be cleaned often. These vents collect lint and can sometimes cause house fires if they are not properly cleaned out. Some vents need to be cleaned every 6 months to a year and some will need it every few years. If you have a flexible vent that goes directly from the back of the dryer to the outside of the home you can just replace these every year or so to ensure there is no build up.
But for those that have a hard pipe that runs through other rooms to exit the home you will most likely need to have these systems cleaned on a regular basis. Normally the longer the run and the more bends you have will mean the vent will collect more [Read more…]