Dryer vent maintenance can prevent fires.

Dryer vent maintenance can prevent fires.

"You should inspect and clean clothes dryer vents every six months - lint builds up in dryer vents and restricts proper venting. The dryer can overheat trying to push exhaust air through a stopped-up pipe, resulting in a fire.

Madisonville Fire Department (MFD)
Fire Prevention Officer, Captain Kevin Cotton.

Why Clean Your Dryer Vents?

  • Lint build-up can cause reduced airflow, which in turn causes overheating.
  • Additional drying time needed. 
  • Clothes are abnormally hot after drying. 
  • Your vent hood cover on the outside of your home does not open. 

  • It takes more than one cycle to dry your clothes.
  • The outside dryer vent hood flapper doesn't open.
  • The clothes that come out of the dryer are hotter than normal.

If you notice any of the signs above, call Performance Heating & Cooling now!

IN THE NEWS

IN THE NEWS

Dryer Vent Maintenance Can Prevent Fires.

You should inspect and clean the clothes dryer vent every 1-3 years - lint builds up in dryer vent and restricts proper venting. The dryer can over heat trying to push exhaust air through a stopped-up pipe, resulting in a fire.

WHY USE OUR SYSTEM?


With a rotating brush our system is one of the most powerful vacuums in the industry today. This enables us to remove almost any type blockage from your drying system



Along with lowering your utility bill and increasing the longevity of your dryer, this service will give you peace of mind knowing that you have averted a potential fire hazard in your home.

In order to decrease your risk of fire, leading manufacturers recommend a professional dryer vent inspection and cleaning every 1-3 years. By adding our professional dryer vent cleaning to your checklist, you can help to decrease the risk of a fire by removing the main source of ignition from your home.

HAZARD
The number one reason a fire start is failure to clean dryer vent lines , leading to lint being the most common source of ignition. As lint collects in the dryer vent system, the dryer can overheat, throw a spark, and cause a fire. It's that simple.

ENERGY SAVINGS ENERGY SAVINGS
Proper airflow can decrease drying time, thus decreasing operational time.

DRYER LIFE
In order to keep your dryer operating at peak efficiency, manufacturers recommend that dryer vent lines are professionally cleaned every 1-3 years.

DRYER VENT CLEANING

DRYER VENT CLEANING

WHY YOU SHOULD HAVE IT DONE

731-613-1500



Warning signs



  • Excess Lint Behind The Dryer
  • Longer drying time
  • Overheat shut-off
  • No lint on lint screen
  • Dryer hot to touch.
  • Excessively hot clothing from the dryer
  • Dryer vent hood flapper doesn't open