I have a stack dryer installed in my apartment vented outside through
the soffits. What kind of company would clean the vent, blow it out or
some such thing. I'm concerned that there is lint building up to a
On 18 Nov 2003 09:36:22 -0800, email@example.com (Bliss) wrote:
I clean my dryer vent twice a year using a garden hose with a wad of
rags tightly fastened on the end. This is driven into the exhaust
with a twisting action loosens caked lint buildup. Very effective,
easy, no special tools, no water used. Cleaning the exhaust improves
drying efficiency and prevents fire.
If it's convenient for YOU to pull the unit out far enough to detach the
vent hose from the wall hole-you can blow air-using a good air compressor-
and that should clean it out. Also clean out the hose between the unit and
Otherwise call an appliance repair place--they might have another
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