Modern lint filters do a good job of catching debris from your clothes, but even when they’re cleaned regularly, they don’t catch everything. Lint can build up slowly inside your dryer, in the ventilation hose and even inside your wall!
A clog at any point in this chain can cause your dryer to overheat, and the three things needed for a fire to start are heat, oxygen, and fuel (lint).
How do you know if your dryer vent system is clogged? Here are the symptoms to watch for:
Before moving into a home, it is very important to ask when the dryer vents were last checked and cleaned. If it has been longer than a year, you may want to call Sarah’s Appliance Repair to come out and get them back into tip-top shape.
Prevent a fire in your home and call Sarah’s Appliance Repair today.