Cleaning your dryer vent is an important task that should not be overlooked. However, many people may not be aware of when their dryer vent needs to be cleaned. In this blog post, we will discuss the signs that your dryer vent needs to be cleaned.
One of the most obvious signs that your dryer vent needs to be cleaned is if your clothes take longer than usual to dry. When there is a buildup of lint in the dryer vent, it can restrict the flow of air and cause the dryer to work harder to dry clothes. This can ultimately lead to higher energy bills and reduce the lifespan of your dryer.
Another sign that your dryer vent needs to be cleaned is if the dryer becomes excessively hot during operation. When there is a blockage in the vent, the hot air generated by the dryer can become trapped, causing the dryer to overheat. This can lead to a fire hazard, as well as damage to your dryer.
Additionally, if you notice a musty smell coming from your dryer or laundry room, it may be a sign that there is a buildup of lint and moisture in the dryer vent. This can create an environment for mold and mildew to grow, which can pose a health hazard.
If you notice any of these signs, it is essential to clean your dryer vent as soon as possible. Regular cleaning of your dryer vent can reduce the risk of a dryer fire and improve the efficiency of your dryer.
About ABC Cleaning, Inc. of Orlando, FL
Serving Central Florida for more than 30 years, ABC Cleaning, Inc. has been the acknowledged leader in air duct cleaning, chimney cleaning and dryer vent cleaning. We’re NADCA certified, we consistently invest in and have the most modern equipment and utilize the latest technology available with the best-trained service technicians in all of Orlando. If you need help deciding whether to replace or repair faulty ducts, please contact us at ABC. We provide quality HVAC service throughout Orlando and the surrounding communities. Please give us a call today at 407-477-4302. We are here to help!