Dryer vent fires are always terrible. Even if they don’t take a life, they almost always lead to severe damage to the victims’ home. The sad thing about dryer vent fires is that they can be easily prevented with a simple and affordable service. You just have to make sure you don’t overlook it or put it off.
Dryer vent fires occur because of lint build up in your dryer vent. Over time this build up leads to clogs and the hot air cannot properly escape your home. all it takes is a little spark and that lint can catch fire and cause serious damage.
That’s why getting your dryer vent cleaned on a regular basis is so important. Many dryer vents are very long and the wind their way under your home or in the attic before they reach the outside.
So, even if you wanted to clean it out yourself, you won’t have the necessary tools to do it. That’s why you just need to contact the experts to do the job for you.
If you haven’t had your dryer vent cleaned in some time, or you have noticed anything different with your dryer then it’s probably due for a cleaning. Common signs include, a burning smell, hot clothes or a hot dryer, and lint build up.
So, if your dryer vent needs to be cleaned, contact Better Air Northwest to get the job done right. Don’t be the victim if senseless dryer vent fire that could’ve easily been prevented. Just click here or call 503-208-8351 in Portland or 360-852-6212 in Vancouver to make your appointment.