Clothes & Dryer Smell Moldy

Why do my clothes smell damp after drying?

A dryer, clothing, or a laundry room that smells of mold or mildew can be a sign of poor dryer vent function. If you smell mold or mildew on your clothing, in your dryer, or in your laundry room after running the dryer, it is likely that your dryer vent system is not functioning properly. This type of warning sign typically comes from an obstructed or clogged dryer vent.

Should I be worried if my dryer smells damp? A properly functioning dryer vent system allows moisture to escape the vent, but a clogged dryer vent system blocks the moisture and traps it in the vent, dryer, or laundry room. In damp environments, mold and mildew thrive, and you are left with an unpleasant smell in the area and on your clothing. In order to correct this and prohibit the growth of mold and mildew, the dryer vent system must be cleaned so that moisture can escape.

How do I get rid of the moldy smell in my dryer? Dryer Vent Wizard offers thorough and effective dryer vent cleaning that will restore the airflow of your dryer vent system and allow moisture to pass through. Request an appointment or call us today to learn more or to schedule your dryer vent cleaning service.

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