It’s Time for Dryer Vent Cleaning Services

Unpleasant Odors on Your Dryer Vent?

Your dryer vent is a system that helps your clothes dry fast by circulating air through the lint and ducts in your dryer vent. A clogged or dirty dryer vent will cause a buildup of lint, which can prevent airflow and increase the risk of fire. If you don’t clean the lint from the ducts, the buildup will eventually cause vent failure, which will result in a fire hazard and electrical shock. Clogged dryer vents can also affect the efficiency of your dryer, causing it to work harder than normal to complete the cycle. Below are the common signs that it’s time for dryer vent cleaning services!

Mold on the back panel

Many homeowners fail to clean the entire vent because they believe it is only for show. However, the vent does play a critical role in drying clothes. Many people will attempt to clean the ducts using air duct cleaners and other types of household cleaners. However, doing this can actually cause more damage, as these types of products can damage the insulation in the dryer ducts. This can result in the buildup of excessive heat, which will result in the growth of mold. If you start to notice mold, you should call a professional dryer vent cleaning service right away.

Unpleasant odors

If you notice an unpleasant odor coming from your dryer, this could be an indication that your dryer vent has become clogged. While most people will try to clean the vent themselves and overlook it when they do, you should always try to resolve such issues. If you notice that lint is obstructing your vent, you should immediately have your dryer vent service inspect it. If you have an odor coming from your dryer, call an HVAC professional for assistance.

If you notice these signs in your home, don’t hesitate to call Flathead Chimney and Dryer Vent Cleaning Services at (406) 249-5732 for a professional dryer vent service. I am based in Coram, MT.