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Stay Ahead of Dryer Vent Issues

Warning signs of dryer vent issues, like excessive heat, damp clothes, or moldy smells, should not be ignored. Instead of letting the problem get worse, save yourself time and money by having your dryer vent system warning signs addressed today. Contact Dryer Vent Wizard as soon as possible to solve your issues and keep your home safe.

Stay Ahead of Dryer Vent Issues
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Common Dryer Vent System Warning Signs:

Noticing any of these warning signs? Schedule an appointment with a Dryer Vent Wizard service professional today.

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  • Longer Drying Time

    Taking more than one cycle to dry could mean that your dryer has reduced performance and efficiency. This could be due to a clogged vent, lint buildup, or other issues with your vent system. You may also see Increased utility costs when your dryer takes longer.

  • Excessive Heat

    If your dryer is getting hot to the touch, that may be a sign of dryer vent issues that should be addressed. Excessive heat in your dryer is a safety hazard for your home. Ignoring this warning sign can lead to future problems, such as a fire in your laundry area.

  • Dryer Problems

    Newer dryers can have a number of safety features that can cause your dryer to stop mid-cycle if there is an issue. They may give error codes or other signals that there is a problem but some older models may just shut-off with no indication of why. Regardless of the cause, our service professionals can identify the issue and provide a solution.

  • Damp Clothes or Moldy Smell

    Taking your fresh laundry out of the dryer and realizing it’s still damp or smells moldy is not a pleasant experience. Your dryer may have lint buildup or other issues preventing proper airflow keeping your clothes from drying thoroughly. In this case, you may need a system inspection or cleaning.

  • Lint Behind Dryer

    Dryer vent systems are designed to release the lint outside. Finding lint behind the dryer or in odd places are important dryer vent warning signs. If the vent inside the dryer is clogged with lint or otherwise not operating as it should, lint will find other places to go, signaling the need for a dryer vent cleaning or repairs.

  • Excess Lint on Clothing

    In addition to finding lint behind the dryer, you may also find it stuck to your laundry. This is another warning sign of a clogged dryer vent that needs to be cleaned or a system issue that should be addressed.

Schedule Your Dryer Vent Service Today

If you’re noticing any dryer vent warning signs, address them as soon as possible. Contact us today to schedule your dryer vent service and alleviate these issues with service you can trust backed by the Neighborly Done Right Promise™.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Don't ignore the common warning signs of a clogged dryer vent! Below are some of our most commonly asked questions about potential warning signs, but be sure to contact the experts at your local Dryer Vent Wizard for solutions that prevent safety hazards.