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Warning Signs To Watch For

Know these warning signs

What are the warning signs for a dryer fire? Your dryer may be trying to tell you something. There are many warning signs that may indicate a problem with a dryer vent. Excess lint behind the dryer, mold and mildew, and overheating are just a few of the symptoms of a clogged dryer vent.

How do I know if my dryer is clogged? From excess lint to long dry times, the signs of a clogged or obstructed dryer vent are also warnings that should alert you to other complications that may follow such as dryer fire, carbon monoxide buildup or mold growth. Scheduling regular cleanings protects your home or business from a possible dryer fire and saves you time and money.

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How do I know if my dryer vent is clogged?

  • Excess Lint Behind Dryer
  • Longer Drying Time
  • Overheat Shutoff
  • No Lint on the Lint Screen
  • Excess Lint on the Lint Screen
  • Lint Around Door Seal
  • Hot Dryer & Clothes
  • Moldy Smell
  • Excess Pet Hair on Clothes

How often do I get my dryer cleaned? Manufacturers typically recommend that the dryer vent system is cleaned and inspected once per year. However, if you see any of the warning signs above, don’t wait to schedule an appointment with your local Dryer Vent Superheroes!