Dryer Vent Cleanings in Jacksonville, FL
Dryer Vent Cleanings in Jacksonville, FL or “maintenance” is often forgotten and is rarely a scheduled service by homeowners. A study performed by the “Consumers Product Safety Commissions” reported that Clogged Dryer Vents resulted in more than 15,500 fires annually, causing over $75.4 million in property damage. The study also indicates that 370 people have been injured and 20 people have been killed in related Dryer Venting malfunctions.
Most of the fires were caused by lint build up in the exhaust pipe. Lint build up eventually made contact with either the electric heat elements or gas burner resulting in fire.
A restricted dryer vent extends dryer run time, requiring more energy compounding your power bills throughout the years. Because so many homes burn each year due to dryer vent fires, it is recommended that your dryer vent be cleaned annually. We recommend you add it to your bi-annual maintenance on your heating and cooling system.