HOW OFTEN SHOULD I CLEAN MY CLOTHES DRYER VENT?
In Atlanta, it is recommended that dryer vents are cleaned at least once a year. If you do a lot of laundry, or have a big family, that schedule could be increased to 2-4 times per year to ensure proper dryer functionality and to keep your dryer safe from risk of fire.
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO CLEAN A DRYER VENT?
For most of our jobs, Dryer Vent Specialists of Atlanta GA can complete the job in approximately one hour.
WHAT IS THE PROCESS FOR CLEANING A DRYER VENT?
Pre cleaning airflow test
Clean dryer transition vent
Thoroughly deep clean your dryer vent duct work
Removal of any birds nests or rodents nests
Deep clean inside your dryer’s lint trap
Deep clean inside your dryer (most models)
Clean behind and under dryer
Clean outside vent flap
Post cleaning airflow test
HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO HAVE A DRYER VENT PROFESSIONALLY CLEANED?
The price out the door of Dryer vent cleaning in Atlanta starts at $149.Our transparent pricing sets us apart in the industry! Be aware of companies that advertise low and then up-sell you we never do that.
WILL A DRYER WORK IF THE VENT IS CLOGGED?
Your dryer may continue to work if the vent is clogged, but the reduced ventilation will put a heavy strain on your machine, increase your clothes drying times and also put you at a much higher risk of your dryer catching fire. When your dryer has to work overtime to battle a clog, this can cause a shorter lifetime of your machine and cause the sensors to malfunction. If the sensors on your dryer go out, it can cause your heating element to stay on, get too hot and ignite dryer lint build up causing a hazardous fire.
DOES DRYER VENT CLEANING PREVENT FIRES?
Dryer lint is very flammable, and dryers and their heating elements & coils get very hot. Did you know that gas dryers produce an actual flame which is used to dry the clothes? When dryer lint cleaning is neglected, it can cause a buildup of this flammable debris which can catch fire. Removing lint and debris prevents the chance that fire will occur.
WHAT IS DRYER LINT?
Lint is the word we use to describe visible collections of fibers that isolate from fabric. Certain materials and fabrics such as wool, cotton and linen have very short fibers bundled together which can come apart in the washer and dryer. These fibers build ups are what clog up your dryer vents.
WILL CLEANING THE LINT FROM MY DRYER VENT SAVE ME MONEY IN THE LONG RUN?
When lint clogs your dryers vent, your machine is much less efficient at drying your clothing. This can cause you to have to run the dryer multiple cycles to get the dampness out of your laundry. If you are finding yourself using two drying cycles to dry your clothes, and you cut that down to one cycle once cleaning your vents. Why wouldn’t you want to reduce your operational costs? Calling the Dryer Vent Specialists of Atlanta to clean your dryer can help you with that.
WILL MY DRYER WORK BETTER WITH A CLEAN VENT?
There are many benefits to cleaning your dryer one of them is that it will make your dryer run much better! When your dryer is unclogged from lint build up, your clothing should dry in just one load!
CAN I CLEAN MY OWN DRYER VENT?
You can and should clean your own dryer vents frequently. This will make the buildups that you cannot reach less likely and smaller. Cleaning your dryer vent in Atlanta is easier said than done. Inexpensive dryer vent cleaning kits can be difficult to use, break easily and get stuck inside your vents . By the time you purchase proper equipment, you could have afforded to pay a professional. Moreover, cleaning dryer vents is a dirty job. Save time and aggravation by calling DVS Dryer Vent Cleaning Company.
WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A LINT TRAP AND A DRYER VENT?
The first line of defense against lint buildup in the dryer is the lint trap. This is commonly a removable screen where most of the lint from the dryer accumulates. It should be removed and cleaned after every dryer use.
Your dryer vent is the silver duct which travels out the back end of the dryer and travels outside of your home. This should be a 4” metal pipe. Any lint that manages to escape your dryer’s lint trap will travel here. Even when you are diligent about cleaning your lint trap, lint will start to build up in the dryer vent, and it needs cleaned at least annually.
DO YOU OFFER A GUARANTEE?
We offer a 100 % customer satisfaction guarantee. Plus, if we don’t find lint, you don’t pay us anything.
DO BIRDS REALLY CREATE NESTS IN THE DRYER VENTS?
Birds love the warm air that the dryer produces. When birds build their nests in the spring, they find the cozy warmth and safety of your dryer vent an ideal place to raise their family. Unfortunately for you, this means a blocked dryer vent, and a risk that hot air building up can catch deposits of lint on fire. We offer a variety of solutions to prevent them from entering in the first place.