There are more dryer vent fires every year than you might think. That is one reason why dryer vent cleaning is important. If you don’t want your clothes dryer to become a fire hazard, then you need to consider dryer vent cleaning. Air Quality Control offers professional dryer vent cleaning in Boca Raton, Boynton Beach, Davie FL, Miami Beach, Palm Beach and Palm Beach Gardens.

According to the U.S. Fire Administration’s National Fire Data Center thousands of structural fires can be blamed on clogged up clothes dryers. Apart from fire another risk associated with clogged clothes dryers is gas poisoning.

There are a number of things that need to be cleaned properly if you want to keep you and your clothes dryer safe. First, you need to clean the lint trap. You also need to replace transition ducts between the dryer and the main vent. You have to check that the dryer vent opening is free of obstructions. Not sure how to do all these things and don’t also don’t have the time or energy? No problem, just call a dryer vent cleaning expert and they will do it for you.

There are certain tell-tale signs that point to a dirty or clogged up dryer. The first one is that the dryer is not working as well as it used to. That could mean clothes are not properly dry after a normal cycle. A moldy odor is another sign that something is wrong. If your clothes are hotter to the touch than normal you should also be concerned. If an unusual amount of lint accumulates in the trap you also need to be concerned.

Even you don’t notice any of these things you should have dryer at least once a year. Air Quality Control can help you with dryer vent cleaning as well as other indoor air quality issues.