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November 30, 2015
Homeowners across Monmouth & Ocean counties are hunkering down for winter weather. As we spend more time indoors and gather with family for the holidays, having a safe and comfortable home is a higher priority than ever. One key piece of home safety is having a clean and clear dryer vent. Have you had yours inspected lately? Here’s why you should:
Boosting Dryer Efficiency
Are your clothes taking an unusually long time to dry? Are the clothes unusually hot when the cycle finishes? If so, you may be facing an issue with your dryer vent. Vents clogged with debris slow down the drying process, meaning you need to run the dryer longer and more often to get clothes dry. The most obvious benefit to having your vent cleaned is a boost in your dryer’s efficiency.
Improve Home Safety
Speaking of debris in your dryer vent, allowing this to build up is very dangerous. Dryer vent debris (like lint) is typically extremely flammable and is the source of thousands of house fires per year. Since the airflow is restricted by buildup, exhaust gases in the vent also build up, creating a serious fire hazard.
Schedule a Cleaning with Tom Rostron!
It’s important, no matter the efficiency of your home, to schedule routine dryer vent cleaning and inspection. Our team of professionals will efficiently and effectively clear your vent of any dangerous debris, helping your dryer return to optimal functionality.
To take home safety a step further, consider scheduling an energy audit with us. Using industry-standard diagnostic tools, we’ll help uncover any areas of inefficiency and potential hazards in your home. From there, we’ll be able to make targeted upgrades to your home that are designed to improve safety and comfort for you and your family.