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Secondary Dryer Lint Trap

Dryer Lint Traps – Everything You Need to Know

Every time you use your clothes dryer, you should clean the lint trap. A clean lint trap helps the dryer to run at maximum efficiency and maximum safety. Some dryer vent installations also have an external lint trap, which is also known as a secondary lint trap or a 4" In-Line Dryer Lint Trap. What Is a Dryer Lint Trap? This device acts as an in line lint filter in the dryer's exhaust pipe. Its purpose is to provide additional protection for your dryer booster fan, and it also helps to prevent the dryer exhaust pipe from getting clogged with...Read More
Rainy Day Household Tips

10 Things To Do On A Rainy Day

Stuck in the house on a rainy day and have nothing to do? Why not take this opportunity to work on some of those simple household maintenance items that you rarely seem to have time for? We really know how to have fun! These are all energy-saving items and need doing anyway. Vacuum out your floor registers. And if you really want to go to town then check the dampers inside and maybe even wash some of those vents too. Take your return vents off the wall and vacuum them out too. Wash the vents if they need it. Change...Read More
101mmx how clean is the air in your home

How Clean Is The Air In Your Home?

Ever wonder about the quality of the air that you and your family are breathing? Today's tightly-sealed homes trap indoor pollutants and might actually contribute to poor indoor air quality.  Here are some of the steps homeowners can take to improve the quality of the air they breathe: Have a high-efficiency ventilation system installed to ensure good indoor air quality; Have carpets cleaned once or twice a year to remove pollutants, dust and dirt; Have your duct system cleaned every three or four years at a minimum; Use low-emission paints to reduce vapors; Whenever possible, use green household cleaners that...Read More
Dirty dryer exhaust duct

Dryer Vent Duct Cleaning

Dryer Vent Duct Cleaning Cleaning your dryer exhaust vent is a very important maintenance item and should be done at least once very two years. Dryer vent duct cleaning is done with our high-pressure air snake system, while the dryer lint itself is collected by our truck-mounted vacuum. During the procedure, we clean and inspect any flexible dryer vent connectors as well as the outside discharge vent. Cleaning your dryer duct can help you save money on your energy costs because of the amount of hydro that your dryer uses. A clothes dryer is one of your home's biggest energy...Read More
Todays home alert

You May Be In Danger Of A Dryer Duct Fire

The danger of a dryer duct fire is very real. Check out this video which offers some excellent tips on how to prevent a dryer duct fire from occurring in your home. Dryer vent cleaning will significantly reduce this fire hazard and will give you peace of mind. It also reduces the amount of time it takes to dry each load, which in turn saves you money on your hydro bill.   If you notice ANY of the following it may be time to schedule a cleaning: Damper (flappers) on outside exhaust termination barely opens when dryer is on. Clothes...Read More
Dog and cat urinated in my air duct

My Animals Urinated in My Duct System Again! What Can I Do?

Pet Urine is difficult to locate in any home, even though it is very easy to smell. Pet urine can be removed out of your duct work. To determine where your pet has urinated, provide yourself with a UV black light. Make sure you turn all the lights off on that floor, so that you can be sure to see the glow. Once you detect the area(s) where the pet has urinated, you must clean that area in its entirety. Most times animals will go to the bathroom on carpet or hardwood floors, which can be located close to your...Read More
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