Most homes in Vero Beach, Florida, contain a washer and a dryer. In addition to wasting energy, did you know your dryer can create hazardous conditions inside your home? If your dryer vent isn’t properly cleaned, debris can accumulate in it and cause problematic clogs. Here’s why dryer vent cleaning is essential to health, safety and efficiency:

Increase Energy Efficiency

Have you noticed your energy bills spike recently? There are numerous possible causes, including an inefficient HVAC system. But the spike could also be the result of a clogged dryer vent. A clogged dryer vent restricts airflow and causes the dryer to work harder to dry your clothes. Extended drying cycles result in higher energy bills and can also wear your clothes out faster. By investing in dryer vent cleaning, you’ll ensure the air flows freely in the vent.

Prevent Deadly and Damaging Fires

Your family’s health and safety is a top concern. Therefore, reducing the risk of a household fire should be every homeowner’s priority. Believe it or not, a clogged dryer vent is one of the most common causes of household fires in Florida. Preventing property damage and even death can be as simple as periodically inspecting your dryer vent for clogs. Schedule dryer vent cleaning to ensure you don’t jeopardize your family’s health and safety.

Save Time Drying Your Clothes

As the saying goes, time is money. The longer it takes your dryer to dry your clothes, the more energy you use and the more money you spend. You might not notice the additional minutes it takes to dry your clothes at first. But those minutes can quickly add up to hours and hundreds of dollars worth of energy waste. Save time and money by having a professional visit your home for a dryer vent cleaning. The service will pay for itself through lower energy bills.

A clogged dryer vent not only wastes energy and money but also increases the risk of harm to your family’s health and safety. Clogged dryer vents cause thousands of fires each year in Vero Beach and around the rest of the country. Contact Barker Air Conditioning and Heating at 772-562-2103 to schedule your dryer vent cleaning today.

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