Yes, we have specialized tools in various sizes made specifically for dryer vents. This ensures thorough cleaning, efficiency, and prevents damage.
An annual cleaning is the best practice. If you notice the drying process taking longer than it should this can be a sign they should be cleaned again.
Yes, having clear dryer vents allows clothes to dry quicker. Running a dryer for any additional time causes inefficiency and wastes electricity and money.
In some cases, you can. Depending on the length and size of your dryer vent. If it is short (less than a few feet) and wide enough, it is possible to clean yourself without any special tools or expertise.
There is a risk of fire if dryer vents go uncleaned. Inside the vents, there is a build up of fabrics and flammable materials, plus hot air and electricity usually nearby.
The price depends on a few factors like the size, age, and access, but it can be between $60-$150or more.
For long or hard to reach areas of the vents we have cameras that can be used to check and identify issues or clogs. Then we have extension tools used for cleaning that remove debris and leave the vent clear.