Inspect transition hose to ensure material is UL rated aluminum or rigid metal, property connected and unobstructed airflow.
Visually examine full length of visible portion of dryer exhaust vent. Must be made with fire retardant metal duct material that meets code.
Test efficiency of dryer exhaust vent with an anemometer reading to measure airflow velocity created by the dryer blower to indicate any possible blockages.
Inspect the exterior termination vent for lint build-up or blockage. Determine if a replacement is required.
Following diagnostic inspection, we explain any required work to bring system up to code and explain any noted deficiencies.
Dryer Exhaust Vent Cleaning
Place coverings to protect floors from equipment and foot traffic. We always wear shoe covers inside your home.
Detach dryer from dryer exhaust vent and clean exposed surfaces of the appliance of any accumulated lint.
Use of a proprietary, high powered, Hepa filtered vacuum and a 4” rotating brush to remove lint build-up and clogs from the full length of dryer exhaust vent.
Laundry room and dryer appliance is left as clean, if not cleaner, as when we arrived.
Dryer Exhaust Vent Repair, Re-Routing and/or Replacement
Dryer Vent Safety only uses materials that follow the International Residential Code specifications.
Replace transition hose between dryer and wall with fire retardant material.
Replace wire-ribbed Mylar foil and vinyl exhaust vent with smooth metal venting material.
Tape joints and elbow seams with aluminum tape.
Re-strap unsecured, sagging vents.
Replace plastic outdoor termination vent with metal termination vent to prevent animal entry.
REQUIREMENTS for repair or replacement
Crushed vent, broken seams or non-approved materials require replacement.
Inadequate materials not to code.
I snuck up on the dryer...
Scared the sheet out of it.