Dryer Vent Cleaning and Fire Safety FAQs
Q: Do I really dryer vents cleaned?
A: Yes. One of the causes of house fires is the dryer vent. Between the years 2006-2009, an annual average of 11.764 clothes dryer fires occurred in homes causing over $75 million in property loss.
Q: How often should I have my Dryer Vent Cleaned?
A: We recommend having your vents inspected annually and cleaned as dryer vent get plugged. Ask about our warranty program and our annual service fees.
Q: How can I see if I should have my Dryer Vents Cleaned?
A: Increased drying times over 45 minutes are one of the indicators of a clogged dryer vent. Tray the drying time with jeans and towels.
Q: Are these plastic (harmonic) vent extensions safe to use?
A: No. Consider having one of our dryer vent professionals install a proper vent extension.
Q: My house is New. Can I wait a few more years before calling you?
A: It is never too early for Inspection. Improperly installed vents are a major cause of house fires. In our experience, we are founding insufficient venting in new Toronto houses.
Q: My clothes are drying to slow. Does this mean I need a new dryer?
A: No. Clogged vents will prevent your dryer from effective drying your clothes. Consider calling us before purchasing a new dryer. Many home owners purchase new dryers when the problem is really the venting and the new dryer still doesn't dry the clothes.
Q: I need to buy a new dryer anyway. So I don't have to worry about having my Dryer vent cleaned?
A: After the removal of your old dryer is a perfect time for a inspection from our trained Dryer Vent service professionals to inspect and clean your Dryer vent so that your new dryer can operate at maximum efficiency.
Q:How much do we charge for dryer vent cleaning?
A:We will clean dryer vent in greater Toronto area for $125.00 plus GST. (Includes trip charge) Repairing venting behind the dryer may be extra. Removing "live" bird nests may be extra.
We do dryer vent cleaning of multi-unit apartments and condominiums for between $45.00 and $85.00 each. The price depends on: the number of vents, the accessibility or height of the dryer vents.
Jobs less than $250 carry an extra $55.00 trip charge.
Laundry room vents are usually $69.00 each plus a trip charge.