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Dryer Vent Cleaning in Lake Tahoe

Professional Dryer Vent Cleaning

As part of our mission to be your Healthy Home Provider, Chem-Dry of Lake Tahoe offers industry-leading cleaning services and solutions for every surface and room of your home. One of those services is professional dryer vent cleaning, which can significantly impact the safety and healthfulness of your home.

person loading laundry into dryer in Lake Tahoe
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The Importance of Cleaning Dryer Vents

Your dryer vents may be easy to forget, but cleaning them regularly is essential to ensuring that your home is clean and safe for your entire family.

Some of the warning signs that your dryer vent may be blocked or obstructed include:

  • Excess lint behind the dryer
  • Clothes taking longer to dry
  • No lint on the lint screen
  • Excess lint of pet hair on clothing
  • Line around the door seal
  • Unusually hot dryer and clothing
  • Moldy smell

Risks of Obstructed Dryer Vents

There are risks with ignoring these warning signs and not properly cleaning dryer vents. These risks include:

  • Home fire – the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) warns that malfunctioning or poorly maintained clothes dryers and washing machines are one of the leading causes of home fires
  • Carbon Monoxide Poisoning – gas dryers where the vents are blocked, obstructed, or not adequately maintained can cause carbon monoxide to build up in the home
  • Mold Growth – blocked or obstructed dryer vents can’t effectively remove moisture as designed, causing moisture to be released into the home and possibly resulting in mold growth

Chem-Dry of Lake Tahoe offers professional Dryer Vent Cleaning using specialized equipment, including cameras and powerful extraction equipment to completely clean your dryer vents.

obstructed vent compared to a clean vent
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Benefits of Chem-Dry Dryer Vent Cleaning

The Chem-Dry Dryer Vent Cleaning process provides many benefits, including:

  • Improved Home & Family Safety – reduced risk of fire, mold growth, and carbon monoxide build-up
  • Cost Savings – improved efficiency means lower energy costs and fewer repairs or replacements
  • Time Savings – your clothes won’t take as long to dry with clean vents
  • Longer Clothing Life – shorter drying times mean less wear and damage to clothes per drying cycle

Contact us to learn more about our professional dryer vent cleaning service in North Lake Tahoe, Truckee, Incline Village, and the surrounding areas!

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