Burlington Dryer Vent Cleaning Services
Don’t Let a Lint Clog Start a Fire at Your Home
You’d be surprised how many people have no idea their dryer vent line needs to be cleaned on a regular basis. Perhaps you’re one of them? Lucky for you, you’ve found Dryer Vent Wizard of Wisconsin and won’t be making the mistake of failing to have your vent line cleaned on a regular basis.
Every year, an average of 15,000 house fires get their start in the laundry room…in the dryer vent, to be precise. Over time, lint from clothing tumbling in the dryer makes its way into the vent line. With the moisture from the dryer exhaust, these fine particles of lint inevitably cling to the walls of the vent line.
The lint particles can accumulate to the point they obstruct the flow of exhaust from your dryer to the exhaust vent. When this happens, your clothes dryer starts need two cycles (or more) to get your laundry dry, and you run the risk of the lint clog igniting and spreading fire to the inside of your dryer—where the flammable plastic materials will ignite and create a highly noxious smoke. An entire laundry room can be engulfed in flames in as little as 15 minutes.
Dryer Vent Wizard of Wisconsin is Your Best Defense Against Fires Caused by Lint Clogs
You can avoid the risk of a lint clog turning into a house fire by simply having your dryer vent line cleaned once a year (twice a year if you launder a lot of pet blankets with pet hairs on them). Dryer Vent Wizard of Wisconsin is the only vent cleaning service in Wisconsin specializing in dryer vent cleaning, replacement, rerouting and repair. No one knows dryer vents like us.
Contact Dryer Vent Wizard to schedule:
- Dryer Vent Cleaning in Burlington. When lint builds up inside a dryer vent line, it can be heated by exhaust from your dryer to the point it ignites. Even if the worst case scenario of a fire doesn’t happen, an obstruction causes your dryer to run far less efficiently. Your laundry takes 2 or 3 cycles to get dry, your clothes and your dryer both suffer needless wear and tear, and your energy bill spikes. To keep your dryer working safely and efficiently, have it cleaned once per year.
- Dryer Vent Installation in Burlington. If you have one of those slinky-like vent lines made of vinyl or Mylar foil wrapped over steel spirals, a lint clog that ignites will also ignite the vent line itself—literally, in seconds. Vinyl and many types of foil-wrapped vent lines are highly flammable, and for this reason, all dryer manufacturers now caution against using them. Dryer Vent Wizard can replace them with aluminum or galvanized steel vent lines. If a fire does start inside one of these vents, it’s less likely to spread. If you have anything other than a metal vent line, you absolutely need to have it replaced before you do another load of laundry.
- Dryer Vent Repair in Burlington. Over time, dryer vent lines can become loose, or even detached. The transition vent—the short piece of vent line running from the back of your dryer to the main vent line in going to an exterior wall or roof—can also get crushed by the dryer being pushed too far back against it. The first thing Dryer Vent Wizard does on a service call is inspect the entire vent line. If we spot anything amiss, we’ll let you know about it and explain what we can do to fix it so you have a safe and efficient vent line.
- Dryer Vent Rerouting in Burlington. Many times, the vent line running from a dryer to an exterior wall or roof takes an unnecessarily long route, or one with too many bends. This compromises the dryer’s ability to fully exhaust the hot air from your dryer. For maximum efficiency, the line needs to be as short as possible, with as few bends as possible. Our technicians are masters of rerouting vent lines so your dryer works as it should. In cases where there’s no way to avoid a long vent line, we can even install an in-line booster fan to ensure your dryer’s exhaust makes it to the exhaust vent.
Contact Dryer Vent Wizard online to schedule an appointment at your Burlington home or business, or call 866-498-SAFE.