Add "Dryer Vent Cleaning" to your Appliance Maintenance Schedule Advises Expert in Minneapolis, MN
By Carl Hein
(Dryer vent Wizard of St. Paul)
Appliance maintenance is essential to prolong its life and efficiency. Most people are aware of this as they schedule maintenance and cleaning for their furnace or clothes dryer. Once a year is usually sufficient; however, if you have a large family and you're doing more than the average amount of laundry, you might need schedule this more often. Here are some things to consider when deciding how often to have your dryer vent system serviced: Age of the Dryer: Older appliances are generally less efficient than newer models. The older your dryer is, the more likely it is that there is lint built up in the ducts. It is also likely that the dryer vent system is constructed of older materials that do not meet code and UL standards today. Older dryers can require more maintenance t...