A Healthy Home Improvement. We live in a world where healthy living has become a way of life. We diet and exercise to make ourselves feel better. We have also taken an environmental issues to make our world a cleaner and safer place to live. Yet the most overlooked issue is the air that we breathe. The Environmental Protection Agency claims that indoor air has been found to be up to 70 times more polluted than outdoor air. Now consider that most people spend between 60% to 90% of their time indoors. The facts can be quite alarming.
Restricted dryer vents extend dryer run time requiring more energy (your dollars) and can be extreme fire hazards. Many homes burn each year due to dryer fires. Because of these threats, it is recommended your dryer vent be cleaned every year. Some are readily accessible and others have long duct runs where moisture condenses and creates restriction. It is critical to keep the lint screen clean after every load of clothes and that only aluminum (hard) ducting is used to vent heat and moisture away from the dryer. Call us anytime to have your dryer vent inspected and cleaned, but do it while it’s fresh in your mind. It is one of those “hidden” maintenance items that is often forgotten costing you money and having potentially hazardous results. Your dryer vents are air washed and scrubbed with mechanical hand drawn brushes to remove all debris.
Chimney cleaning is needed to remove creosote deposits and other debris from chimneys and vents. Creosote buildup in chimneys can lead to chimney fires or flue blockages. During a chimney fire temperatures inside the chimney often exceed 2000 degrees and this can destroy your chimney and may set the house on fire. In the event of a flue blockage, which may be caused by creosote or other debris such as animal nesting, dangerous fumes (Carbon Monoxide) can be forced into your home. Chimney cleaning is a vital service to protect the health and safety of your home and family. Many accidents can be avoided by having a regular Chimney cleaning, so don’t delay! All Chimney’s should be cleaned annually for optimal use and safety!!