An estimated 15,000 fires each year are caused by lint build up. After a significant build up of debris in the dryer vent hose, the dryer overheats and the lint catches firs. Combustibles in the immediate vicinity then helps fuel the fire. Lint build up is the most common cause and it is not just the lint filter. A dangerous amount of lint can build up behind the dryer and inside the vent system clogging the vent hose.
Dryer vent cleaning improves dry time, provides energy efficiency to save you money, and according to recent industry studies, an excessively clogged dryer vent may add an additional $18-$24 dollars to your home’s energy bill. Cleaning vents increase the life of your dryer, helps you avoid costly repairs and an even costlier replacement of your dryer.