Professional Dryer Vent Cleaning, Repairs, Installations & Modifications

“Failure to clean dryer vents is the leading cause of household fires.”

Fire Prevention is our Business!

Call us today at (813) 951-2024 or use our online contact form to schedule an appointment.

Our Business Hours are:
Monday through Friday: – 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

Warning Signs

You have been in your home for 2 years or more and have not had your dryer vent cleaned

Your dryer is too hot to the touch.

Your clothes are taking more than a cycle to dry.

You have noticed condensation in the dryer

You have noticed more “dust” in your home

Fire Safety:

  • Reduce the risk of a dryer fire
  • Have peace of mind by knowing your family and property are safe

Savings:

  • Extend the life of your dryer
  • Preserve your clothes
  • Shorten drying times, number of dry cycles
  • Save money on utility bills

Health:

  • Reduce allergens in your home
  • Less humidity and dust in your home

FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions about Dryer Vent Cleaning

1. Why should I have my dryer vent system professionally cleaned?

  • Reduce the risk of a dryer related fire
  • Shorten drying times, number of dry cycles
  • Save money on utility bills
  • Reduce allergens in your home
  • Extend the life of your dryer
  • Preserve your clothes

2. How often should my dryer vent be cleaned?

Households of 1 person = every 2 years
2 – 4 people = annually
4+ people = 6 months to a year

3. How do I know if my dryer vent needs cleaning?

  • If you have never had your dryer vent cleaned
  • If your clothes take an unusually long amount of time to dry
  • If you can see lint build-up in and around the vent hood  – (Usually located on the outside of your home)
  • If your dryer seems to run hotter than normal

4. How long does it take to clean my dryer vent?

Usually an hour to an hour and a half depending on undetermined factors such as the severity of lint build-up, disconnected duct work, replacement of a damaged vent hood, etc…

Who we are

The Lint Surgeon is a family owned company that was born in 2011 when we saw that there was a need to educate people on the importance of properly maintaining their dryer vent systems. Lint build up is a fire hazard and we wanted to keep our community safe from home fires. We saw the opportunity to educate the public and also a business opportunity.

Scott is a veteran. He served overseas (in Korea) as a satellite communications technician. He has 36 years of experience as a building engineer and a property manager.

Professional Certifications:

Universal EPA HVAC
Indoor Air Quality

Claudia manages the office and the public relations for the Company. Her main goal is to make sure our customers are satisfied with the quality of our service.

Our Mission

To provide excellent service and guarantee satisfaction so we become the company that our customers, not only use every time they need the service, but also the one they recommend to family and friends.

What We Do

Dryer Vent Cleaning Services - offering Dryer Vent Cleaing, Repairs and Installation - Call for pricing

The cleaning

  • Initially, we inspect and clean your vent hood. It may be located on your roof or exit from the back or side of your home.
  • Second, we clean your lint trap cavity,
  • Next, we move your dryer for access to the vent in the wall.
  • Then, we clean out your vent from the wall to the vent hood. We do this with dryer vent cleaning equipment. We do not blow the lint out into your yard.
  • In addition, we deep clean your clothes dryer and its surrounding area. Doing this will ensure that your dryer and vent are free of lint.

Installations

Do you need a dryer vent installed? Contact us and let us help you do it the right way! Our years of experience will allow us to install your dryer vent system in the best possible way.

Repairs

We can repair any problems or damage within a dryer vent system. You can contact us about your dryer vent issue so we can quote you on its repair. The cost will vary depending where your home or office is located.

Pricing

  • The cost will vary if more than one story or depending where your home or office is located. Please call us for a quote or visit our online contact page.
  • Sometimes we may have to replace parts. There will be additional fees for replacement parts, but we will advise you before replacing them.

Neighborhood Special

  • Book your appointment with a neighbor and you both save $10. 

Blog

Is your Electric bill going up?

  Did you know that clogged dryer vents can actually increase your energy bills by hundreds of dollars per year? It’s true! When your dryer vent becomes clogged with lint and other debris, it forces your dryer to work harder to dry your clothes. This can lead to increased energy consumption, which can cause your … Read moreIs your Electric bill going up?

Have you ever experienced the frustration of clothes staying wet in the dryer after the cycle is complete?

DryerIssues #OverheatingDryer #HomeAppliance #FireHazard #HomeSafety #DryerProblems #NoisyDryer #ApplianceRepair #LaundryDay #HouseholdTips thelintsurgeon, #dryerventcleaning, #dryerventrepair, #dryerventinstallations, #dryerventmodifications It can be a real hassle, especially if you need those clothes to be dry for an important event or occasion. There are a few reasons why clothes may stay wet in the dryer, and understanding them can help you … Read moreHave you ever experienced the frustration of clothes staying wet in the dryer after the cycle is complete?

The Importance of Regular Dryer Vent Cleaning

Regular dryer vent cleaning is essential for several reasons. It helps prevent the buildup of lint and other debris in the vent, which can lead to reduced airflow and potentially cause the dryer to overheat or even catch fire. It can improve the efficiency of the dryer, reducing energy consumption and ultimately saving money on … Read moreThe Importance of Regular Dryer Vent Cleaning

Why is professional dryer vent cleaning necessary?

Even with light use, you should have your dryer vent professionally cleaned at least once a year to prevent lint buildup and ensure your dryer is working efficiently. In some homes, you should have your dryer cleaned even more frequently. #thelintsurgeon, #dryerventcleaning, #dryerventrepairs, #dryerventmodifications, #dryerventinstallations. Do not let this happen to you. When you hire … Read moreWhy is professional dryer vent cleaning necessary?

Tips to Make Laundry Smell Good

Tips to Make Laundry Smell Good. #TheLintsurgeon, #dryerventcleaning, #dryerventrepairs, #dryerventinstallations. Laundry Tips : If you use to much or too little detergent, your cloths won’t smell clean. Too much detergent creates an opportunity for dirt and mold to stick to the fabric and cause an odor. Too little detergent doesn’t adequately clean the dirt off … Read moreTips to Make Laundry Smell Good

Stains ruin our graments

Here are some tips to get rid of them. #Thelintsurgeon, #laundrytips, #dryerventcleaning, #dryerventrepairs.

Laundry Tips

How to manage laundry sorting

Doing laundry does not have to be a struggle. Here are some tips to help you save some time. #thelintsurgeon, #laundrytips, #happysorting, #lifeisgood

Dryer Maintenance Tips

1. Do Not Overload the Dryer Your clothes need the circulation of hot air and when the dryer is stuffed, the air cannot circulate as much as it needs to in order to dry your clothes. Instead of reducing drying times, overfilling the dryer will increase them. 2. Clean the Lint Screen Lint screens catch … Read moreDryer Maintenance Tips

5 Ways To Get Great Smelling Laundry Without Fabric Softener or Dryer Sheets

Tip #3 to great smelling laundry without fabric softener or dryer sheets. Try Peppermint Soap for clean and fresh smelling laundry without the all of the chemicals that usually come with a scented detergent. (Always check your laundry machine’s manual to make sure there aren’t limits on the type of detergent you can use.)

5 Ways To Get Great Smelling Laundry Without Fabric Softener or Dryer Sheets

Tip #2 to get great smelling laundry without fabric softener or dryer sheets: Mix one cup baking soda, one half cup borax with one cup white vinegar and 20 drops of lemon or orange citrus oil. Add this mixture to your bottle of laundry detergent and use as normal.

Ways To Get Great Smelling Laundry Without Fabric Softener or Dryer Sheets

#1. Put some lavender water into a spray bottle and give your laundry a quick spritz before throwing it into the washer. Just enough scent will remain after drying to keep it smelling fresh for a long time. Don’t love lavender? Try your favorite essential oil. Rose water would also smell very clean.

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Testimonials

Testimonials about The Lint Surgeon
If you had your dryer vent serviced by The Lint Surgeon, we would like to hear from you.
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Reviews :

Peace of Mind

★★★★★
It's a peace of mind that everything is cleaned out during our once a year service.
- Shannon

Great service; will use again.

★★★★★
Very easy to contact. Spoke with Claudia, easy to set up appointment and Scott was exactly on time. Even though my unit wasn't easy to address he worked with me and got the job completed in about an hour or less. Great personality and good service. Will use again.
- James

Excellent Service

★★★★★
Scott arrived on time, was very professional, knowledgeable, very thorough in cleaning the dryer, vert and removing the clogged screen.
- Anonymous

Satisfied Customer

★★★★★
Scott has been cleaning our drying of lint for almost 15 years. His annual service helps us to keep our home from an often unrecognized fire. He is punctual, and pleasant. Claudia is a delight to work with. We'll continue to use The Lint Surgeon annually.
- Michelle

Pleased Customer

★★★★★
Scott and Claudia are very professional - start to finish. They are honest and efficient. Very happy I used them and plan to have them take care of my dryer on a regular basis from now on!
- JG

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