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What's The Deal With Dryer Vents?

Whats the deal with dryer vents

Whether you know it or not, our houses have dryer vents. It may sound pretty obvious, especially if you have a dryer, but sometimes these things fly under the radar.

People may not know that faulty and clogged dryer vents cause nearly 16,000 fires a year, resulting in almost 50 deaths annually! Dryer vents are no joke.

What Exactly Is A Dryer Vent?

Dryer vents are essential to doing your laundry. The crash course explanation of how a dryer works is you put in your wet clothes, it tumbles in a rotating drum where heated air evaporates the water, and a fan pushes out the air and moisture through -you guessed it- the dryer vent.

The dryer vent carries the moisture through a tube and to the exterior of your home. Without a dryer vent, the moisture would be in your house - not good.

Like anything, dryer vents need their fair share of maintenance and care. Dryer vents can get clogged with lint or even animal activity.

How Often Do You Need To Clean It?

It's vital to clean out your dryer vents at least once a year, maybe more depending on usage.

If you don't get them cleaned and inspected, your dryer won't work as well. The blockages it can accumulate will prevent the moisture from leaving the dryer, causing your clothes to not fully dry. Malfunctioning dryers are no fun, especially when you're down to your last pair of clean underwear.

Should You Do It Yourself?

When it comes to your home, you should hire specialists that will make sure the job is done perfectly - and then some.

H2O Home Improvements, LLC offers dryer vent cleaning, in addition to house washing and pressure washing.

We aren't just in the pressure washing business; we can also inspect and clean your dryer vents as often as you need us. We prioritize your home's health and your family's safety.

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