Dryer Ducts

 
 

New Home Safety Device

We are pleased to announce that City Duct Cleaning Inc. is a distributer of Lint Alert, which is a new home safety device that basically monitors the air pressure inside your dryer exhaust duct. Why is this important? The air flow, or pressure inside your dryer vent, is often directly attributed to how dirty your exhaust piping is. A dirty dryer vent will make your clothes dryer consume more energy and is also a potential fire hazard. The Lint Alert will warn you of any potential problems with your dryer's venting system so that you can take any corrective action...Read More

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

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

Fire Restoration Duct Cleaning

Since our inception, City Duct Cleaning has been very much involved in the restoration of fire and flood damage in homes and businesses in the Greater Toronto Area. The air vents and diffusers in the photos below look like regular dirty vents that you'd see almost everywhere. But these particular ones came from a duct system that was serving an office area that had a recent bad fire.   These vents smelled very bad because of the smoke, and in fact, they were so sooty that we choose to gather them up and bring them back to our office to...Read More

Is this MY Washroom?

What you can't see, can definitely hurt you. This is a typical washroom exhaust duct, which has not been duct cleaned for years. The air won't exhaust properly, causing the washroom to smell and the duct motor, duct housing and duct exhaust run will get clogged!!! If you want to save money and have your exhaust ducts work efficiently, call City Duct Cleaning for a professional cleaning. If you live in a condo, you may find that your washroom exhaust is actually served by the laundry exhaust fan. If this is the case, then the entire system will be cleaned...Read More
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