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…

5. Can the dryer door be switched to open in the opposite direction?

Yes, in most dryers, the front loading doors can be switched to  adjust to open left or right-handed. It is important to know that in many dryers, the “door” must be reconfigured. We can help you with this.

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