The Dryer Vents in your home have to be cleaned. Any blockage in the furnace ducts, air vents and dryer vents might lead to potentially disastrous accidents. So your heating systems, air conditioners, dryers and vents have to be cleaned regularly to prevent accidents. This sort of maintenance is very important to safeguard the life of your beloved family members by eliminating fire hazards. This regular cleaning also keeps your family healthy by improving the efficiency of the furnace vents, heating vents and air conditioning vents by bringing more clean air into your home and by removing cigarette smoke, pet dander and other allergens Whenever you use your dryer, lint will get collected near the exhaust vent; this lint collection will eventually lead to blocking the air vent. The exhaust vent clogged with the dry lint can catch fire easily. The hot air emitted when the dryer is running, combined with the dry lint in the enclosed space of the dryer vent becomes highly combustible. So the dryer vent needs to be cleaned regularly to prevent fires. Add the electric cables running to the dryer and the threat of the whole house going up in smoke is multiplied. This sort of fire, once it breaks out can spread quite quickly through the vents and your home can be destroyed in minutes! There have been many instances where, given all of these factors, homes have been gutted in less than 15 minutes from the fire breaking out. There are about 16000 residential fires reported annually here in Canada, caused by blocked dryer vents. Such devastating fires that result in property damages worth millions can be prevented by basic maintenance on your dryer vents to prevent possible blockages. Regular cleaning of the vents and ducts can further help in cutting your energy bills as your heating systems and your cooling systems work more efficiently. This kind of regular cleaning can help you to stay healthy even during the allergy season, as all possible pollutants and allergens are effectively removed from your home and your ducts and vents. A few minutes spent on regular maintenance might also one day save the lives of your precious family!