Find answers to commonly asked questions about our services.
A dirty or badly installed vent can be a serious fire hazard. It also costs you time and money.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission estimates that over 15,500 dryer-related fires occur each year. The CPSC reports that the dryer vent area was the most frequent starting point for these fires. The typical scenario is simple: the dryer overheats, the lint catches fire, and the fire is then helped by combustibles in the immediate vicinity (these fires can smolder for hours, going unnoticed until after you've gone to bed or left your house for an errand).
If your vent is clogged with lint or otherwise obstructed (e.g. a bird's nest or crushed vent), your clothes will take longer to dry, and your dryer can overheat. If your laundry takes more than one cycle to dry your clothes it's time to act - your vent needs cleaning!
This depends on many factors: how much laundry you do, if you have pets that shed hair, if your dryer vent is long and/or has several turns, etc. As a general rule, you should have the vent cleaned every 2 years.
Dryer vent cleaning is done with a combination of a rotating brush and vacuum system.
We set up our vacuum inside the home and connect it to the main vent. Then we "snake" in a rotating brush that brushes the lint off the dryer vent walls. The vacuum removes the lint that's brushed loose. The process is clean, so don't worry about a mess!
In most cases, residential dryer vent cleaning takes about one hour and a half.
We service most Westchester and Putnam County and parts of Dutchess and Fairfield Counties. We do travel outside of these areas for high-volume work.
Yes. We use rigid metal ducting for our dryer vent installation work whenever possible.
Our prices are very affordable. For competitive reasons, we ask that you please call for a quote.
Yes. If two or more people coordinate a schedule together on the same day and in the same neighborhood we are happy to offer you a discount. The more people schedule, the better the discount.
If you live in a condo or housing development we can offer great rates if the whole complex decides to have the vents serviced. This is often best coordinated through the condo board or condo's management agency.
We can usually fit you in within a day or two.