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Dryer vent cleaning

Do your clothes come out of the Dryer wet ? Do you have to run them a second time ? Is there lint on the walls ? Smell of something burnt ? High utility bills ? Dryer vents are designed to remove the moisture from the dryer and allow it to exit the Home , Dryer vents should be cleaned at least 1 a year to 2 a year depending on size of family and usage Dryer { Facts about home clothes dryer fires 2,900 home clothes dryer fires are reported each year and cause an estimated 5 deaths, 100 injuries, and $35 million in property loss. Failure to clean the dryer (34 percent) is the leading cause of home clothes dryer fires. Clothes dryer fire safety outreach materials www.usfa.fema.gov › prevention › clothes_dryers } Cleaning your dryer vent with a rotary Brush cleaning the wall of the vent pipe , and vacuuming up all the lint as it drops out cleaning out back of dryer and cleaning out inside the Dryer around heating Element or Burner and drive motor were lint accumulates along with Rollers , belts keeps it from igniting inside the physical dryer After cleaning making sure Dryer vent connections are tight pipes and connectors are fire rated materials for combustion fumes { carbon Monoxide } venting Gas dryers because of moving unit in and out , for cleaning and maintenance should have gas line inspected for leaks all houses with gas appliances should have carbon monoxide monitors along with smoke detectors There are alarms you can install that warn you of restrictions in vent systems , Newer dryers have monitoring that shuts down or sets a code to warn you , also Dryers have safety fuses that will open up disabling you drier to prevent burning up or fires Partsworxs.com 480-479-9751

Clogged Dryer vent

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