A clogged dryer vent is one of the most commonly overlooked fire hazards in a home. While it may be obvious that dryer exhaust problems will increase your utility bills, it’s important to know they also create a very real fire hazard.  The U.S. Fire Administration reports more than 15,000 dryer fires every year. A blocked dryer vent poses a risk of improper ventilation of carbon monoxide gas and potential mold growth in lint build up. You can protect your home and family from that threat with a regular dryer vent cleaning.

When do I know it’s time to clean my dryer vents?

  • There is no lint on the lint screen
  • Dryer shuts off before cycle time is up
  • The top of the dryer is hot to the touch while operating
  • The clothes in the dryer have moldy smell to them.

Dryer Vent Risks

Dryer Vent Replacement & Installation

An improper or poorly installed dryer vent is the most common cause of dryer performance related problems such as drying cycles taking longer or not fully drying, excess lint build up, higher energy costs, etc.  We can replace flimsy home center & hardware store grade products with rigid and semi-rigid vent pipe that meet fire and safety code requirement. We are also experts in specialty installations & troubleshooting using products available to duct professionals that are build for safety & performance.

Dryer Vent Booster Fan Installation

Long vent runs that exceed dryer manufactures specifications require an auxiliary booster fans to ensure proper air flow. Booster fans are not only a safety requirement but also a performance requirement. Our booster fans are manufactured in Massachusetts.

Dryer Vent Monitor

The LintAlert® enhances your home safety plan by monitoring the dryer exhaust system for problems.  As lint naturally builds up over time, LED indicators progressively illuminate to show how efficiently your dryer is operating.  When airflow restriction becomes dangerous, an alarm is triggered.

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