You should have your Rio Rico, Arizona home’s dryer vent cleaned by a professional at least once per year. Your dryer vent moves hot, humid air from your clothes dryer outside, keeping it from impacting your comfort. Lint can build up over time and decrease its effectiveness. Regular dryer vent cleaning can prevent sudden breakdowns and provide energy savings, as well as better indoor air quality.

Fewer Breakdowns

Lint in your dryer vent can increase wear and tear. It also increases your risks of fire, overheating, or carbon monoxide poisoning. Lint can accumulate inside your dryer as well. If you try to clean it yourself, you could accidentally compact the lint and make the problem worse.

Energy Savings

With a clogged vent, drying your clothes could take two or three times as long. Your clothing will wear out faster, and the heat could damage it. You’ll have to deal with high utility bills and spend more time on laundry. You could also have to use your air conditioner or heater more to regulate your home’s temperature. You can make your dryer vent more efficient by placing your dryer as close to the outside of your house as possible. That way, the warm air won’t have to move a long distance.

Better Indoor Air Quality

Moist lint is an ideal environment for biological growth and pests like cockroaches. They can cause bad smells, strange noises, asthma and allergy symptoms, and even smelly clothing. If you notice unpleasant scents, sinus problems, headaches, or other issues after you dry your clothes, contact a professional immediately.

At Oasis Air Conditioning & Heating, we can help you with scheduling a dryer vent cleaning with one of our service technicians. For more information and honest service, call us at 520-201-3577.

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