GreenPro Cleaning & Restoration Recommends Cleaning Dryer Vents in Summer

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Summer is the perfect time to clean dryer vents.

During the summer months, homeowners often find the time to complete their home improvement projects. This year, make sure to add cleaning the dryer vent to the list of summer chores. GreenPro Cleaning & Restoration recommends getting it done now.

Clogged dryer vents can be costly to a home so cleaning them is extremely important for a number of reasons. According to the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), a full load of wet clothes can contain up to one-and-a-half gallons of water. With the drying process:

  •     Moisture is removed along with tiny fibers (lint).
  •     Lint and other debris accumulate in dryer vent ductwork.
  •     Dark, moist ductwork becomes an ideal breeding ground for mold.

Cleaning the dryer vent will cleanse the dryer vent system, removing all debris that has built up over time. Cleaning the dryer vent is an often overlooked, but important step in maintaining a home or building. A good rule of thumb is to have dryer vent and air duct cleaning performed at the same time.

Cleaning the dryer vent is also significant in reducing the risk of fire to a home. According to a recent FEMA study, 28 percent of residential clothes dryer fires were caused by dust, fiber and lint. Every year, there are an estimated 2,900 clothes dryer fires, causing an estimated five deaths, 100 injuries and $35 million in property loss.

For more information about the importance of dryer vent cleaning, call 631-940-8100.

About the company:
GreenPro Cleaning & Restoration is a family-owned and operated green cleaning & restoration company, serving homes and businesses of all sizes throughout the tri-state area. Their cleaning products contain the purest botanicals for a highly-effective, non-toxic cleaning. Their environmentally-friendly approach sets them apart from other air duct cleaning companies. They believe in promoting a healthy, safe and clean environment and are committed to providing their customers with just that. Located at 65 Brook Ave. in Deer Park, NY, GreenPro Cleaning & Restoration is the area’s premier air duct cleaning company. Their technicians are specially trained to provide the highest-quality services and to meet the needs of all their clients. To learn more about GreenPro Cleaning & Restoration, visit their website at or call 631-940-8100.

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