Dryer Vent Inspection
Dryer vent inspection is the process of thoroughly inspecting your vent for safety and efficiency. Inspecting your dryer vent is crucial for ensuring your vent is properly removing dryer exhaust. Dryer exhaust is a combination of water vapor and lint. This should be expelled outside of your home. Routine dryer vent inspection keeps your family safe from fires. Dryer vents can become clogged for a number of reasons. Inspection is the only guaranteed method for avoiding future issues down the line. A detailed inspection in completed prior to every dryer vent cleaning. On occasions there are findings that must be address before the vent can be cleaned.
With a dryer vent inspection we diagnose dryer vent problems and inspect for hazards and inefficiencies within the entire dryer vent system. Our visual inspection includes:
The vent line
The transition duct
Dryer lint is the most common source of dryer fire ignition. According to National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), approximately 15,500 reported dryer fires occur every year resulting in approximately 34 deaths, 430 injuries, and more than $209 million in property damages. Lack of cleaning, improper vent materials or poor dryer vent installation can cause excess lint build up, making dryer vent inspections extremely important. Leading appliance manufacturers recommend that you have a professional dryer vent system inspection and a dryer vent cleaning at least once a year. Cleaning the vent will remove lint build up in the dryer vent and ensure proper airflow to the external termination point. Each household is unique as well as its dryer vent system within. Following the dryer vent inspection, you will be informed of the results and the services needed to correct any non-code compliance issues.