According to the National Fire Protection Assoc., over 90% of house fires were caused by clothes dryers. The insurance industry recommends cleaning your dryer vent every 1-3 years.
Proper dryer vent maintenance is vital to the safety of your home and ensures there are no hazards related to poorly kept ventilation systems.
The hazards of lint build up in dryer ventilation systems is becoming more known to the public thanks to a few credible news networks that are shedding light on the issue.
There are many benefits of keeping a well-serviced dryer vent. When you properly maintain your dryer vent you can save as much as $30 each month in energy costs and you greatly lower the risk of dangerous mold and carbon monoxide poisoning which can both pose serious health threats to you and your family. And then of course the biggest risk of a dryer vent fire is eliminated with proper cleaning on an annual basis.