Signs Dryer Vent Needs to Be Cleaned

What are the Signs That My Dryer Vent Needs to be Cleaned?


There are several sound reasons to keep your dryer vents clean. It helps you avoid fire hazards, allows the dryer to run better, and contributes to higher energy efficiency.

How do you know when it’s time to have us clean your dryer vent? Check out these common signs of trouble.

3 Signs That it’s Time to Clean Your Dryer Vent

Your clothes are still damp even well after an hour of drying.

Granted, it’s possible to overload a dryer or washer and obtain poor results. Assuming proper usage, however, your clothes should not still be wet. This could mean that your dryer vents have a clog or blockage, which prevents proper ventilation and exhaustion.

On the flip side, you may encounter extremely hot clothes.

If either your clothes (or the dryer itself) seem excessively hot, then that could be another sign of poor ventilation thanks to dirty vents. Even though it may seem like a blessing to have reliably dry clothes, this can be a warning sign for something dangerous. The U.S. Fire Administration reports that there are about 3,000 dryer-related fires each year in America. Don’t let an avoidable catastrophe like that happen in your home.

Clogged vents could be the source of all those premature stoppages.

Nothing is more frustrating than having to start and restart your dryer a bunch of times. While there’s no such thing as a machine that lasts forever, we’d recommend cleaning the lint collector and dryer vents before assuming your equipment has broken. Like so many other home upkeep tasks, the simple act of cleaning the vents can prolong dryer lifespan, thus saving you the need to buy something new.

Hire Clean Sweep Duct Cleaning for Optimal Results

As usual, if you want top results, then hire a professional. Clean Sweep Duct Cleaning is the go-to resource for both dryer vent and air duct cleaning around Sarasota, Tampa, Pinellas, and Bradenton. This is how you ensure your vents get the best cleaning and deodorizing if necessary.

Clean Sweep Duct Cleaning has been in business since 2011 with plenty of positive testimonials to support our claim as the most reliable contract cleaners in our coastal community. You’re welcome to reach out to us anytime to learn more about our competitive service rates by calling 941-371-3862 (Sarasota/Bradenton).

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