Did you know that poorly maintained dryer Ducts is the third leading cause of fire in a house?
The outside exhaust hood must be regularly checked, in fact, dirt and other particles that escape the filter can accommodate and thus block the components of the valve, making it impossible to close. The cold air, birds or rodents to percolate and cause damage or fire. A Dryer must evacuate more than 3 to 5 liters of water each cycle, it is crucial to maintain the Dryer Ducts evacuations to avoid the accumulation of water in the laundry room. In addition, the performance of your dryer will be improved and extended life, not to mention the energy savings. A Dryer Duct Cleaning is recommended every 3 to 4 years.
Duct length, number of elbows, the material used in walls and ceilings and the use of the device are all factors that have an impact on the frequency required for cleaning dryer Ducts.
Preventions of Dryer Fires:
The accumulation of lint in the Duct produces overheating and preDuct normal drying time. It was then that the thermal fuse, high temperature remains continually active and may thereafter, be damaged. This results in higher costs to use and can potentially cause a fire hazardous dryer.
– Clothing such as towels and jeans take a long time to dry.
– Clothes are hotter than usual at the end of the cycle.
– The flaps on the Duct outside exit, do not open when the dryer is running.
– The dryer is switched off continuously until the end of its cycle.