“Dryer Vent Cleaning” Prevents Dryer Fires and Saves on Energy Costs, advises “Dryer Vent Repair” Company Clyde, New York
By John Stevenson
(Dryer Vent Wizard)
Regular dryer vent cleaning makes the clothes dryer more efficient which saves you money on your energy bills. When lint builds up in the dryer vent system, it restricts air flow and causes the dryer to work harder and use more energy to get clothes dry. A clogged vent is also a fire hazard. Lint is a very combustible material that can easily ignite as the dryer vent overheats from restricted air-flow. Failure to keep the vent clean is the leading cause of dryer fires in the US. The most common sign of a clogged dryer vent is the dryer takes more than one cycle to properly dry clothes. People often think this is because the heat element is worn out, so they go ahead and put the clothes through 2 - 3 cycles to get them dry. This is a waste of energy that will eventually lead to a...