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Magnehelic Gauge 1

The Technical Side To Cleaning A Dryer Vent

A magnehelic pressure gauge is a device, similar to a manometer, that is used to measure positive, negative, and differential pressures. Just as a magnehelic gauge can give your HVAC technician a wealth of information about the operation of your furnace and duct system, it can also provide your duct cleaning technician with valuable information about your dryer exhaust vent too. The magnehelic gauge can be used to quantify how blocked (or inefficient) a dryer is operating prior to cleaning the dryer vent. After cleaning, the gauge will tell you exactly how much more efficiently the dryer is venting. Technically...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
90 birds nesting in dryer duct

Birds Nesting In Your Exhaust Ducts

Birds nesting in your exhaust ducts are a fairly common occurence in the Toronto area. Every exhaust vent leading to the outside of your home needs to have some kind of bird screening either over it or inside it to protect your systems and your home. There is a new type of exhaust vent cover on the market that we have had a lot of success with, and this is a really good idea. It is made of heavy duty plastic so it will not rust, and it can be easily opened by any human who can reach it. This...Read More
Dirty dryer vent connector

Cleaning of Your Dryer Exhausts

Did you know that dryer fires are one of the most common fires in Ontario? This is because most homeowners don’t realize the amount of lint that comes off of their clothes with every cycle. When you dry your clothes most of the lint is trapped in your lint trap. The rest of the lint builds up on the inside of your dryer piping. With this lint collection and the gas that your dryer puts out (even if electric), plus the temperature of your dryer, heats this lint up and dries it out. Now this extremely dry lint is in...Read More

Dirty Dryer Exhaust Ducts

From one single dryer in a customer's home to dozens of commercial machines in a coin laundry, City Duct Cleaning cleans all dryer exhaust ductwork big and small. And whether the dryers are gas-fired or electric, that doesn't matter either. They all produce the same amount of lint, and you'd be very surprised to see how quickly the lint builds up in your ductwork. City Duct Cleaning does dryer duct cleaning in homes, condominiums and in places of business such as laundromats, hotels, retirement homes and more! For more info on dryer duct cleaning, check out these additional posts... https://www.cityductcleaning.com/category/dryer-ducts/...Read More
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