DRYER VENT CLEANING SAN DIEGO with FREE INSPECTION SERVICE! We also offer dryer vent appliance repair and installation…
“Unlike other vent cleaning services we are also going to open up the dryer itself and thoroughly clean and inspect the interior of the dryer. After all, the flame and heating element of the dryer is located inside the dryer. We also offer dryer vent repair San Diego as well as installation.”
-Dariusz Szymanski, Owner of Dryer Vent Professionals San Diego
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2 SERVICES FOR THE COST OF 1: DRYER (INSIDE) AND DRYER VENTILATION CLEANING & REPAIR!
Cleaning the lint filter is not enough. Although it does filter lint, some fabric fibers get through and end up in the dryer vent pipe where it stays undetected. Over time, it can become clogged and cause several problems in the home such as household fires, machine failure, low indoor air quality, mold growth, and more. When there is something amiss with a clothes dryer, it may be suffering from issues that need to be addressed immediately. We specialize in:
Step 1: Dryer Cleaning (Inside Parts)
Disassembling the dryer and vacuum and cleaning each component. Cleaning inside and around the dryer and replacing any parts as needed.
Step 2: Dryer Vent Cleaning
Going into the ventilation system. Cleaning out dryer vent with our sealed vacuum system and agitator.
WE GO THE EXTRA MILE: We also inspect gas lines for leaks and seal dryer vent lines for leaks and proper mounting. Serving San Diego, CA, and surrounding cities.
Why Choose Us
During our years in the San Diego appliance repair industry, we noticed one common problem people had: dirty dryer vents & air ducts. Hence, the need for cleaning and repair must be done.
The rate of household fires caused by clogged dryer vents was incredibly concerning to us, so we came up with a step-by-step process that solves this important problem and will clean and repair dryers and vents until it is running like new again.
Learning the ins and outs of clothes dryers and how they work, we found an efficient cleaning method that targets both the dryer air ducts and vents. Everything is done on the spot, on the same day, for one fee. We can clean, repair, and replace the parts of various dryer and vent brands, such as Amana, Bosch, Electrolux, Frigidaire, GE, Hotpoint, Kenmore, KitchenAid, LG, Maytag, Samsung, SpeedQueen, and Whirlpool.
We offer professional and quality dryer ventilation service in every single job that we tackle. Our customers are important to us and we want the job to be a pleasant and memorable experience for you.
- Dryer vent installation
- Dryer ventilation cleaning
- Dryer vent repair
Cities We Service:
Clairemont, Mission Valley, Ocean Beach, Point Loma, Coronado, Mission Bay, Pacific Beach, University City, La Jolla, Torrey Pines, Miramar, Mira Mesa, Carmel Valley, Del Mar, Solana Beach, Scripps Ranch, Poway, Rancho Penasquitos, Rancho Bernardo, Black Mountain Ranch, Fairbanks Ranch, Rancho Santa Fe, Encinitas, Carlsbad, Oceanside, Vista, San Marcos, Escondido, National City, Kearny Mesa, Chula Vista, Imperial Beach, Bonita, La Presa, Lemon Grove, El Cajon, Santee, Tierrasanta.
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San Diego Dryer Vent Cleaning Services: Maintaining Safety and Efficiency in the Household
The U.S. Fire Administration recommends that homeowners do dryer vent cleaning and air duct cleaning once a year. An overlooked dryer vent causes an estimated $35 million in property loss, 100 injuries, and 5 deaths every year in house fires. The main culprit? Lint buildup. Although lint may seem harmless, it is a highly flammable material.
Most homeowners rely on the filter to catch all the loose fabric fibers. However, some find their way into the vent pipe where they stay undetected until the pipe becomes clogged. This is why dryer vent cleaning is highly recommended and a necessary part of every homeowner’s checklist.
Aside from fire safety, it offers several other benefits like:
Frequently Asked Questions
Once a year.
Depending on the household size and dryer usage, dryer exhaust vents should be inspected and cleaned for at least once a year. However, if you do lots of laundry and you’re in a big family, cleaning the vent three times a year would suffice.
Here are 6 telltale signs that would tell you the dryer vents need cleaning:
- The laundry take longer than normal to dry.
- The clothes become unusually hot to the touch.
- The room gets warmer than normal when the dryer is running.
- Burnt smell is noticeable.
- The dryer suddenly stops working.
- It’s been more than a year since the dryer vent got cleaned.
Yes! It all boils down on how often you clean and maintain your dyer
Not necessarily, neglect is the main reason why gas dryer can be dangerous
Lint build up is the primary cause of fire from dryer vent
People Also Ask…
On average, duct cleaning costs around $370, sometimes between $268 and $485, depending on the size, condition, or difficulty it takes to clean the duct. However, larger homes or those that have more ducts or contamination maybe charge up to $700.
The answer is YES! Here are several reasons why it is necessary to clean your air duct:
- Mold may grow inside the hard surface of the ducts or on other components of your heating and cooling system.
- Ducts may be infested with vermin like rodents or insects.
- They can be clogged with excessive amounts of dust and debris and/or particles, which can impede the performance of your ducts.
Yes, you may clean the ducts yourself. However, you might encounter difficulty in properly dealing with the components and materials inside it. When it comes to the nitty-gritty of cleaning the duct, it is not a do-it-yourself job. You will need professional tools that are not readily available in your garage, such as a high-powered vacuum and rotary brushes.
As recommended by the National Air Duct Cleaners Association, it is ideal to have your air ducts cleaned every three to five years, depending on the location where you live, how frequently you use your HVAC system, and whether you have family members with respiratory problems.
Ventilation systems can be categorized as one of four types, namely, exhaust, supply, balance, and heat recovery.
In general, installation of a ventilation system can cost between $300 and $500 per room.
Technically, ventilation is the mechanical system in a house or building that supplies “fresh” outdoor air, and removes the “contaminated” indoor air. Ventilation is used to control exposure to airborne contaminants, such as fumes, specks of dust, and vapors, which can be risky especially to those with respiratory problems.
Most homeowners spend about $80 to $200 to install or replace a dryer vent. This estimate includes labor and materials. The total project cost can go up to $1,000, depending on some factors like material quality, placement, and installation complexity.
Here is a simplified process on how to fix, repair, or replace a dryer vent:
- Gather your supplies (screwdriver, washcloth, duct tape, plumbing snake, trash can)
- Empty and wash lint trap
- Pull dryer away from the wall
- Check duct for rips and gaps
- Tighten seals at both ends of the duct
- Replace a damaged or non-sealing duct (optional)
- Clear the duct channel
- Try the dryer again
Yes, plumbers can be hired to install dryer vents. However, we have dryer vent professionals who are more experienced in doing the job and know more its what’s, how’s, and whereabouts.
Yes, you can patch a dryer vent to prevent it from further breaking. Ducts that are broken can be fixed easily by sealing the damaged area. However, the repair will depend on the size of the broken area. If it is relatively small, a simple wrapping of a duct tape would suffice. On the other hand, if the damage goes to the extent that a duct tape is not sufficient, then it is best to install a new vent duct and replace the old one.
- To access the flexible gas line on a gas dryer, ask a helper to lift the dryer away from the wall. Turn off the gas valve at the gas pipe. Using an adjustable wrench, disconnect the fitting where the line attaches to the valve. Unplug the power cord from the outlet if you have an electric dryer.
- Move the dryer as needed to gain access to the back and the circular exhaust pipe where the vent tube connects. The disconnected flexible vent tube should be nearby, and the open end of the tube may still have the clamp attached.
- Using a nut driver, loosen the clamp’s bolt counterclockwise. Remove the clamp from the vent tube’s end.
- Insert a new vent clamp 3/4 inch from the open end of the tube. Fit the tube completely onto the circular exhaust pipe while holding it towards the open end. Tighten the clamp’s bolt to connect the vent pipe to the dryer exhaust.
- If necessary, reposition the dryer to reconnect the flexible gas line fitting to the natural gas valve. Using the wrench, tighten the fitting securely. Turn on the valve. Plug an electric dryer’s cord into an electrical outlet.
- Place the dryer in the desired position, being careful not to crush the vent tube between the wall and the back of the dryer.
A dryer cannot be used properly without a vent. It’s not safe. Dryer vents help to create a suction force that eliminates lint from garments and allows air to circulate more effectively. The dryer vent’s exhaust should be directed outdoors, where warm air, gases, and lint are ejected away from the house.
Call us at (619) 736-3281 to schedule a cleanup of your dryer vent in San Diego CA!
We at Dryer Vent Professionals of San Diego highly recommend an appliance repair and having your dryer vent cleaning thoroughly every 6 months or annually, depending on how often it is used. Not only will this keep the machine in good, functional shape, it will also help prevent fire, health issues, and structural damage to your home.
Our team of experts is skilled and experienced in dryer vent cleaning and repair. We take pride in our work and we make sure that every spot is cleaned and every part is functioning as it should.
Don’t let lint put your house and your family in danger. Call us to schedule professional cleaning services San Diego NOW!