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Dryer Vent Cleaning

Dryer Vent Cleaning

Avoid A Potential Fire Hazard!

We understand the importance of a properly functioning dryer vent, which is why our experienced team of professionals uses state-of-the-art equipment to remove debris and prevent potential fire hazards. By scheduling annual cleanings, you can save money on energy costs and extend the lifespan of your appliance. Not to mention, removing highly combustible dryer lint significantly reduces the risk of fire hazards in your home.

DRYER VENT CLEANING PROCESS

Inspection and Assessment

The first step in the dryer vent cleaning process is to inspect the vent and assess its condition. A professional technician will check for any blockages, damage or other issues that may be affecting the performance of the vent. They will also determine the length of the vent and the location of the dryer to ensure that the entire vent is cleaned.

Cleaning

Once the inspection is complete, the technician will use specialized tools and equipment to clean the dryer vent. This typically involves using a high-powered vacuum to remove any accumulated lint or debris from the vent. The technician may also use a rotating brush to scrub the vent and dislodge any stubborn blockages.

Cleaning

After the inspection has been completed, the technician will employ specialized tools and equipment to clean the dryer vent. Typically, this process entails using a blower in place of the dryer to force debris to the outdoors. The technician uses the rotary tools at the same time as the blower to agitate the vent and dislodge any stubborn blockages.

Testing and Verification

After the cleaning is complete, the technician will perform tests to ensure that the vent is functioning properly. This may involve checking the airflow and temperature of the dryer, as well as verifying that the vent is properly connected to the outside of the home. Once the tests are complete, the technician will provide a report on the condition of the vent and any recommendations for repairs or maintenance.

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Service Areas

We have multiple Texas locations servicing Austin to San Antonio and all the hill country in-between.

Our service areas include: Austin, Cedar Park, Leander, Marble Falls, Spicewood, Lago Vista, Lakeway, Bee Cave, Dripping Springs, Manchaca, Buda, Kyle, Wimberly, Canyon Lake, San Marcos, New Braunfels, Boerne, Bulverde, Blanco, Spring Branch, and  San Antonio,Tx.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) recommends that dryer vents be cleaned annually to reduce the risk of dryer fires. However, if you notice that your clothes are taking longer to dry than usual or if you detect a burning smell, you may need to have your vent cleaned more frequently.

Some signs that your dryer vent may be clogged or need cleaning include clothes taking longer than usual to dry, the dryer becoming hotter than usual, a burning smell, or excessive lint or debris accumulating around the dryer vent opening. If you notice any of these signs, it’s important to have your dryer vent inspected and cleaned by a professional.

While it’s possible to clean your own dryer vent, it’s generally not recommended. Dryer vent cleaning requires specialized tools and knowledge, and attempting to do it yourself can be dangerous. In addition, without proper training and equipment, you may not be able to remove all the accumulated lint or debris, which can increase the risk of a fire. It’s best to leave dryer vent cleaning to trained professionals.

The duration of dryer vent cleaning depends on the size of the vent, the level of clogging, and other factors. Typically, it takes between 30 minutes to an hour for a professional to clean a dryer vent thoroughly.

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What people are saying

Chelsea Watabe
Chelsea Watabe
2023-03-17
Chimney owners: James Laut is amazing to work with and I can’t recommend him enough. He’s so kind and knowledgeable. If you need chimney things, this is your guy! He inspected our chimney and gave us options to get it in good condition. We’re looking forward to having it in working order before Austin sees another cold storm.
Tikar Carroll
Tikar Carroll
2023-03-08
Great company to hire. They get the job done with no hassle!!
Joe Evans
Joe Evans
2022-12-29
I called three companies and Hill Country hands down treated me like a person/customer! I would recommend James and his crew to anyone. They will always be my first choice every time. James was professional, kind and very very knowledgeable! Thank you so much James for a job very well done!!!
Katy Bolton
Katy Bolton
2022-12-17
James was so great to work with. He was professional, on time, and so friendly - especially with our dogs and baby running around! He was very informative and fair. We originally received a quote from a large company who said it would be almost $800 for the required chimney maintenance. When James came out, he said that was very wrong, and was sorry we had that experience - I’m so glad we didn’t go with the first company! We will definitely be working with Hill Country for future maintenance.
Josh
Josh
2022-03-15
James was awesome. He didn’t do a bunch of work we didn’t need and did an amazing job.
Brian Bruggeman
Brian Bruggeman
2022-02-17
Because of James, there are no longer little dust particles flying in the sunlight. He came with some heavy machinery, removed all of our vent covers, and removed all the dust and debris that has been giving us allergy problems over the last year. The bonus is that we will also not have to dust as often in the house. James was on time, worked quickly and efficiently, and informed us of his progress. A few short hours later, our house was smelling fresher and cleaner. Thanks so much for your time, James. We will be sure and do this as a regular maintenance with you!
Jessica Ozbirn
Jessica Ozbirn
2022-02-15
James was awesome! He was very informative and professional. I decided to have my chimney swept after the 'snowpocolypse' that occurred in Texas in 2020. I was going to be prepared for the upcoming winter! James talked to me about gas-fireplace safety, and even had carbon monoxide detectors on hand for purchase (cheaper than Amazon!). James is extremely fair in his pricing, and I feel much safer using my fireplace now that it has been swept and inspected. Thanks James! Now I have him scheduled to clean my furnace air ducts. Woo-hoo for less dust in the house!
Jamie McKenzie
Jamie McKenzie
2022-02-01
James is always super respectful and hard working. He makes sure to detail what he’s doing and explain what aspects of my home are most important for fire prevention. He is punctual, efficient, and knows his stuff. He’s also gone above and beyond helping me with my chimney and fireplace. I highly recommend this company and will continue to use them in the future.
John Yanez
John Yanez
2022-01-31
This was the second cleaning I have had by Hill Country and I will have them clean my fireplace in the future. Very professional and knowledgeable. Gave me important information regarding the use of the fireplace. Very honest also. I had requested the premium cleaning but after inspection James said that the premium was not necessary. Great company to do business with.