The Best Dryer Vent Cleaning around Fort Myers, Cape Coral & Bonita Springs, FL
In the Fort Myers area and across the country, more than 15,500 clothes dryer fires occur each year. Failure to keep up with filter and dryer vent maintenance is the leading cause of combustion. We're pleased to offer dryer vent cleaning services that help safeguard your family from hazardous household fires.
Lint and Dryer Exhaust Cleaning
When using the dryer, it's common sense to follow the "before and after rule." Clean the lint filter before you put clothes in the dryer and again after you take them out. Even with routine cleaning, however, portions of lint escape into the exhaust vent. As the lint accumulates, it restricts airflow, causing the dryer to run by as much as 85% over its intended operating temperature. Without regularly scheduled dryer vent cleaning, the results can be catastrophic.
Signs Your Dryer Vents Need Cleaning
Your dryer's thermostat takes the temperature of the air as it flows through the dryer. Unfortunately, obstructed airflow in the dryer vent can make it impossible for the thermostat to measure the temperature accurately. The following warning signs indicate the exhaust vent needs prompt attention.
- Clothes take longer than usual to dry.
- The top of the dryer feels hot to the touch.
- Clothes feel hotter than normal at the end of the cycle.
- Water stains appear near the dryer exhaust vent.
- Your electricity bills are higher than usual.
- The dryer shuts down unexpectedly.
Dryer Vent Maintenance Services
According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), dry vents should be inspected and cleaned at least once each year. Routine maintenance is critical for gas-powered dryers, which can emit deadly levels of carbon monoxide when exhaust vents get obstructed.
Protecting your family and property is reason enough to schedule dryer vent maintenance. Ensuring your dryer operates properly also offers additional benefits. Your dryer will run more efficiently, saving you money on utility bills. Professional maintenance also extends the service life of your dryer, safeguarding your budget against an unexpected replacement. Your clothing and bedding will last longer, too!
Providing quality home services to the greater Fort Myers area since 2002, Spectrum Air Conditioning and Refrigeration, Inc. is the company to call for professional dryer vent services. Our 100% customer satisfaction guarantee ensures you'll be pleased with the results.