A dirty dryer vent can cause a number of problems, including dryer failure or even a household fire. At Holloway Appliance Repair of Birmingham, we recommend inspecting and cleaning your dryer vent at least once per year. If you need a dryer repaired in Birmingham , you can turn to our appliance repair company for high-quality service. Continue reading to learn about the steps of cleaning a dryer vent.
Did you know that the dryer is the number one source of fires in the home? Removing lint buildup from the dryer vent hose can help reduce the likelihood of a household fire occurring because of a clogged dryer vent. It is especially important to frequently clean your dryer vent if you have an electric dryer, as electric models are more likely to cause household fires than gas dryers. To clean a dryer vent, simply pick up a dryer vent cleaning brush kit. Remember to disconnect the different sections of your dryer vent to be sure you are catching all of the lint that has built up.