dryer duct cleaning faq

  • A clogged dryer duct is the leading cause of a clothes dryer fire

  • According a recent fema report there are an estimated 2900 clothes dryer fires annually

  • Clothes dryer fires cause and estimate 35 Million dollars in damage each year!

  • Three percent of the fires caused injuries.

  • A clogged dryer duct reduces the efficiency of your dryer and wastes energy

  • Shorter lifespan of dryer and heating element

Causes

  • Failure to clean was the leading factor contributing to clothes dryer fires 

  • The trap and duct work isn't regularly cleaned you get an accumulation of highly flammable material 

  • Very hot air! The air that is expelled from the dryer gets hotter as it's restricted, eventually igniting the lint.

Prevention

  • FEMA notes that 70 percent of air vent fires were caused by a "failure to clean" the vent system

  • The single most effective thing you can do to prevent dryer vent fires in your home is to clean the lint trap

  • Call Eager Beaver Duct Cleaning today !