Dryer Vent Cleaning Services
Service Squad is an expert vent and duct cleaner in the Houston area. Our technicians have the tools and know how to properly remove debris from the vent pathways. Some of our competitors only clean the portion of the clothes dryer vent between the walls of the home leaving other areas to build up near the exterior of the opening, or the dryer duct connection hose and even in some cases the dryer itself. A full-service cleaning company like includes all areas where lint accumulates and that is what we proudly deliver.
According to FEMA, cleaning dryer vents helps prevent fires. They point out in their article that there are 2,900 home dryer fires are reported each year with an estimated 5 deaths, 100 injuries, and $35 million in property loss, and yet many have not cleaned out their dryer vent lately or maybe even at all. Many don’t have the first clue on how to clean out their dryer exhaust unit. For that matter, some people don’t know there is a vent that releases access lint dust and other particles that from the dryer into outdoors. Service squad wants to remove both the worry and danger of your dryer flue being clogged up.
Your Dryer Vents Cleaned Regularly Helps Keep Your Family Safe
Since “One-third of these fires is caused by an accumulation of lint, which means that not cleaning out your dryer vent can set you up for a dangerous situation that's far more serious than the drop in performance caused by constricting a dryer's ductwork.” (Consumer Reports) it is important to have your ducts cleaned regularly. Our expert maintenance crew is dispatched seven days a week to attend to all of your needs. We are truly a full-service company that can clean your ducts and vents, provide water, mold, fire restoration services, and even offer complete construction and reconstruction services. We respond promptly and completely!
Why choose Service Squad Vent Cleaning Service?
Many of our competitors clean only the portion of the dryer vent using a simple duct brush, between the walls of the home leaving other areas of build up at the exterior opening, dryer duct connection hose and even the dryer itself. A full-service cleaning should include all areas where lint accumulates and that is what we proudly deliver.
DYI vs Professional Dryer Vent Cleaning Services
Apart from the fire dangers of not cleaning dryer lint, dryer vent cleaning is important to maintaining the efficiency of your dryer. If you do not clean your dryer vent on a regular basis you take the chance that your unit will perform at optimal specifications and could very well burn out your appliance and potentially break your warranty.
We provide dryer vent lint removal services to customers in the Houston area. We remove clogged dryer vents, clear vent openings and remove lint buildup. We help you remove fire hazards and help your clothes dryer help drying clothing properly. Having your vent cleaned can also remove dampness and bad odors in your laundry room.
Some try to clean their venting systems using a cheap brush kit, a department store dryer vent cleaning kit or a vacuum attachment. Your better bet is to call a commercial air duct and vent cleaning company like Service Squad, that has commercial vent cleaning tools like high-powered commercial vacuums and vent brushes.
In the user manual for Maytag, (one of the leading dryer companies) they specify the symptoms for a blocked dryer vent as follows:
- Long Dry
- Dryer is very warm to the touch
- Steam/Moisture in the dryer
- Water dripping on the floor
- Lack of lint on the Lint Screen: Because there is little air movement, the lint from the clothing does not get removed and on to the inside lint trap (screen). You may see very little lint accumulating, and only at the bottom of the lint screen. You may also see lint building up around the dryer door, or on the clothing.”
- No air movement
Benefits of using a Dryer Duct Cleaning Company
By choosing our dryer vent cleaning services, we can be a part of the solution of helping protects your home and its contents from fires, smoke, and pollutants. We can also help you significantly reduce the energy operating costs. Dryers run more efficiently, last longer and even clothes will dry faster when your dryer vents are properly maintained.