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Prevent A Fire By Cleaning Your Dryer Lint Screen And Vent

The invention of the clothes dryer has been a godsend to households across the world. Its invention accommodates the busy lifestyles of today’s families. No longer do you have to have clothing dry around the home on racks or outdoors on clothes lines or make trips to the laundromat.

This appliance is now such a part of everyday life that you may tend to forget the safety measures you should take to protect your home and family from unforeseen dangers — like household fires.

You May Not Be Aware That a Home Dryer Can Cause a Fire

We take our home clothes dryers for granted. We use them on a regular basis but tend to forget that like all home appliances regular maintenance and upkeep is necessary to keep them running smoothly and safely. With dryers, upkeep is especially important because a build-up of lint can ignite a fire.

You may say, “But I already clean out the lint from the dryer’s filter.” That’s fine, but did you know that clothing fibers and airborne debris from the atmosphere can also cause a build up? This kind of accumulation isn’t visible because it collects in your dryer’s exhaust vents, ducts and the area surrounding the drum. It’s time to call in the lint cleaning services to do the job.

A Professional Assessment

A professional dryer vent technician will perform a thorough inspection of dryer exhaust duct (AKA: “dryer vent” by doing a visual inspection of the lint screen and the lint trap housing, the transition hose (flexible hose that connects the actual dryer to the exhaust duct that typically starts inside an interior wall of the laundry room) and the dryer vent termination hood (where the dryer vent ends--usually on the roof or the side of the home/building). During the initial inspection, the technician will be taking a lot of “before” pictures and will also do some air-flow testing, so you have a “before” air-flow measurement as well. After the inspection, your technician will go over all the details of the inspection, give you an exact price quote to complete whatever work you approve, and then he’ll get to work--to make sure your dryer is working as quickly and as safely as possible. He’ll also be sure to clean up behind, under and around the dryer to leave your laundry room cleaner than before he arrived!

A reliable HVAC professional cleaning service in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex area is HomeSafe Dryer Vent Specialists. HomeSafe is a family owned, fully insured service that provides dryer vent cleaning for residential and commercial properties.

A Thorough Cleaning

HomeSafe will clean the air ducts, vents and exhaust pipes from your dryer both indoors and outdoors. The technician will also replace any damaged parts and can instruct you on maintenance you can take every time you run your appliance to ensure optimum efficiency and safety.

Old Adages Are Adages for a Reason

Regularly scheduled cleaning of your clothes dryer's vents, ducts and filters will also save you money. What’s the saying? An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure? By having your dryer professionally cleaned, it will run more efficiently, and you will avoid the costly and deadly aftereffects of a house fire. And you can’t put a price on your family’s safety.

Since HomeSafe is family owned, we understand the importance of keeping your loved ones safe from dryer fires. That’s why we pride ourselves on our thoroughness. Our technicians will first diagnosis your problem with a video assessment. We do this by inserting a special video camera into your duct work to check on lint build up and any damage in the ducts. Then, using a strong vacuum system and a rotating dryer lint brush that loosens and removes lint and dirt, we extract all the debris from your ducts. Our dryer lint cleaner service will leave your dryer ducts as good as new.

HomeSafe offers same-day service and will work with your schedule to plan a convenient time for us to call.

We’re located at 801 Secretary Drive, Suite D in Arlington. Call us today at (214) 681-9848 to schedule an appointment or contact us online at:

Remember: Your dryer should be professionally cleaned periodically (if cleaned properly, this usually means every 3 - 5 years, or longer). Join our satisfied customers and schedule an appointment today. You’ll help ensure your family’s safety and save money with the lint cleaning service of HomeSafe Dryer Vent Specialists. Remember; “You’re Always Safe with HomeSafe”.

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