Sharp Carpet & Air Duct Cleaning wants everyone in Omaha to have a healthy and happy 2016, which is why we want to use today’s post to discuss the importance of dryer vent cleaning. Although it’s not a service that receives as much attention as carpet or air duct cleaning, it’s arguably one of the most important services for keeping homes safe.
Why Dryer Vent Cleaning is So Important for Omaha Homeowners
The biggest reason that dryer vent cleaning is something that homeowners should consider in 2016 is clogs in this specific vent are a leading cause of home fires. A clogged dryer vent creates a situation that is very dangerous for any home in Omaha or the rest of the United States. When you run your dryer, hair and lint get pulled out of the clothes that are being dried.
A large percentage of that debris goes into the lint trap. However, this component of a dryer isn’t foolproof. Some of the hair and lint will get past the trap, then find its way into the dryer’s vent. The amount that’s generated each time a dryer is run won’t be significant. The problem arises from the aggregate accumulation over the course of time.
As more debris ends up in the dryer vent, it can start to affect the dryer’s functionality. When that impaired functionality is combined with the dryer’s heat and a buildup of highly flammable debris, the conditions are unfortunately primed to start a fire.
Signs of a Clogged Dryer Vent
It’s alarming to realize that running your dryer as you always do can trigger a fire that engulfs your entire home. The good news is you’re not powerless against this threat. As long as you know when to call for dryer vent cleaning, you can resolve this issue before it turns into a worst case scenario. The two most common signs of a clogged dryer vent are if you notice that your dryer’s efficiency drops or that it starts running hotter than normal.
Not only are both of those issues frustrating and mean that you’re paying more than you should for utilities, but they’re also strong indicators that your home is at an increased risk of fire. Additionally, if you’ve never had this cleaning service performed, there’s a good chance that your dryer vent has enough buildup to make scheduling a service appointment very worthwhile.
Call to Schedule An Appointment with Sharp Carpet & Air Duct Cleaning: (402) 551-9949
Knowing the danger that a clogged dryer vent presents isn’t something that needs to cause you to worry. Instead, you can have peace of mind about this issue by scheduling a dryer vent cleaning for your Omaha home. By choosing Sharp Carpet & Air Duct Cleaning, you can be confident that the task will be done with full attention to detail.
If you have any other questions about this service or are ready to schedule a cleaning appointment with us, call our office at (402) 551-9949.