Before you put a load of laundry in the dryer, what’s the first thing you do? Most of us reach straight for the lint trap. Everyone knows that keeping it clean will make help your clothes dry faster.
What you might not know is that your dryer vents also need to be cleaned at least every two years. Clearing out your dryer ducts can drastically reduce the time it takes to dry your clothes. After Treehugger.com’s John Laumer cleaned out his dryer exhaust ducts, for example, the time it took to dry a load of towels decreased by over an hour!
Not only does this make life a little bit easier, but it also can save you money. Dryers are energy-intensive appliances, so the less time your clothes spend in there, the less you spend on your bills. Furthermore, a buildup of lint, dust and debris in your dryer ducts could lead to a house fire.
Although Mr. Laumer proved that it’s possible to clean out your dryer vents by yourself, it’s no easy task. The professionals at EnviroGreen Boston are equipped with the know-how and state-of-the-art technology necessary to get the job done fast.