Cleaning & Repairing Dryer Vents: Reviews & Updates
Keeping your dryer vents neat and clean may not seem as important as it looks. But there are many reasons to always maintain the cleanliness of your dryer vents.
Cleaning your dryer vents would keep them from catching fire. According to the US Fire Administration, 16,800 fires caused by dryer vents are being reported each year. This is due to overheating if not cleaned regularly.
Around $0.70 is being added to your electricity bill due to under-maintained dryer vents. An approximate $18 to $24 additional to energy consumption costs each month. Accumulation of lint and other debris will result in an increase in energy consumption over time.
Clogged and under-maintained dryer vents will also affect your appliance. Over time, damages accumulated due to dirty dryer vents will result in repairs after repairs after repairs, hence shedding off a lot of money because of maintenance. Keep in mind the quotation, “prevention is better than cure.”
A well-oiled machine works efficiently compared to a device not maintained at all. This also applies to dryer vents. A well-maintained dryer vent will work faster and more efficiently, making your work more comfortable than using a dryer vent that is clogged, full of debris, and under-maintained.