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"What a wonderful experience! came to our home, listened to what I wanted done, made his observations and suggested a new vent on roof to" be installed. Initially, all I wanted was a new roof vent. The existing vent was not a proper dryer vent but was a bathroom vent installed when the house was built in 1992. suggested that a new vent be installed with a better routing of the vent tubing. I agreed. He went straight to work. Removed the old tubing and left the old vent in place which now acts as a vent for the attic. He quickly drilled the appropriate sized hole in the roof, installed an appropriate dryer vent and routed new tubing. Once that work was complete, he came into the house, cleaned the tubing in the wall and cleaned the dryer and lint filter and reconnected the dryer vent with new hose. Then he spent time giving me some excellent advise and instruction on how to maintain the dryer for better performance. All of this in the space of 2 hours and 15 minutes and at a price that just didn't seem like enough for all the work he did. Top all of this off with the fact that is very personable and is the kind of "old school" contractor that takes pride in the work he does. I will have him back in my home when it's time for a dryer vent cleaning.

-Gene S.

" is the dryer vent man. He has been doing this work for many years. We had the aluminum foil stretchy material going thru the wall and" it was not to code. He installed a venting system using metal pipe that was shorter and a more direct path. He had to drill and cut through 13" of solid cement foundation wall to vent outside to a new and better location. Also, the dryer is directly against the wall now - the vent coming out of the dryer lines up with the vent pipe in the wall. He showed me how to clean the inside of the dryer beneath the lint catcher. He also gave us a new lint catcher and gave us a brush to clean out the dryer. He also showed us how to clean the mesh on the lint catcher which can get clogged up if you use dryer sheets. is all about education. He showed us some pictures of dryers that had caught on fire due to lint build up and showed us a news report of the number of houses each year that catch on fire because of poor ventilation on their dryers. Poor ventilation makes the dryer get hot, and can make any trapped lint and eventually catch on fire. For many years, I had the lint going into a box of water because our venting system was clogged. I always had lint and pet hair all over the washer and dryer. I thought it was going be much more money and time to get a new one put in. Venting system needs to be cleaned out every two years for safety. We will be having back. I called on Saturday afternoon. He came over Sunday morning and took care it right away. It took him about 3.5 hours. We are having him back to flush out our hot water heater also.

-Mary M.

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Dryer Vent Cleaning

A clogged dryer vent not only means your appliance isn't operating at its peak efficiency, it also poses a safety risk in the form of potential fires. Learn more about how to spot a clogged dryer vent, how to clean a dryer vent yourself and practical advice for hiring a dryer vent-cleaning service.

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Yes Jupiter. It depends on the severity of the situation, is the mold encapsulated in the insulation. If yes, than replace [insulation] it with new. Is it on the casing of the heater? If yes, clean it with a mold neutralizing metal cleaner. It's not a matter of finding something or someone to clean or address the existing mold. It's a matter of finding a contractor to rectify what is causing the mold grow. It's coming from excessive moisture in the air-handler unit. I can say with 100% surety you’re dealing with poor airflow and/or incorrect equipment sizing! Either issue will cause excessive icing of the evaporator coil, which leads to excessive condensate water in the system. The condensate will eventually overflow the drain pan leaving stagnant water in the air-handler housing, which leads to mold growth. I would not let any contractor do any kind of temporary repair, add any device like a UV light or air-cleaning product until the aforementioned is corrected. I talk a lot about this in my videos and on my website. It is the result of improper system design from unqualified contractors. There is a reason why some guys cost more than others, and this is one reason why!

If the ducts are venting through a window I'm assuming the duct work is all easily accessible.  Lowe's and Home Depot sell a cleaning kit that uses an electric drill to spin the brush as it goes through the ductwork.  I've found it to work quite well and you can do it yourself.  It may take a few passes the first time to get everything out if it has been a while since it was last cleaned.  Just make sure you get all of the loose lint out after running the brush through from both ends and you're good to go.  Please note that if the line is not hard but rather a flex duct line you can easily puncture a whole in it with this kit and will do better to clean it by hand.

Todd Shell
Todd's Home Services
There are varying opinions on the type of cleaning to have done on your air ducts.  My opinion is that it varies based on the type of duct work you have.  If you have solid material (typically metal) ducting you can have use a company that uses a brush to scrape the system clean.  If you have flexible plastic or foil ducts the solvent cleaners are generally a safer bet since the brushes often tear holes in the soft material and/or pull joints loose.  It really depends on what type on ducting you have.  You're ducts will collect all kinds of dirt, skin cells and allergens over time so if you see dicoloration around your vents it is probably time to get them checked and cleaned.

Also, don't stop at the duct work.  Don't forget your annual system check up by a licensed HVAC technician.  They'll make sure your system is running at peak performance, keeping it running efficiently and with as little impact as possible on your electric bill.  You can often save the cost of the annual tune up in the electricity cost saved.  If you have a natural gas system a bi-annual check and cleaning of the HVAC unit may be advisable to save electricity and gas.

Todd Shell
Todd's Home Services

Your right, HVAC companies are really not much help at all in regard to getting all the rooms and floors the same temperature, and airflow.  It's not their focus or their expertise. They repair and sell hardware.  I had the same exact problem here in Central Florida.  I had rooms that were to hot in the summer and the same ones were to cold in the colder months.  I have a 2 story 2800 sq ft home with 4 bedrooms.  I did a lot of research, and I tried to fix it myself, but in reality I made it worse.  I finally found a company here in the Central Florida area called AirFlowBalance, LLC.  Their web site is AirFlowBalance.com.  This company is not an HVAC dealer or repairer.  Their sole focus is to balance the airflow and temperature in a home by using a nonevasive proprietary process, with patented devices. Now, when I set my thermometer at 75 degrees, every room is 75 degrees.  I no longer have to bump up or down the temp from room to room.  No more thermostat wars with my family!  Also, I was very supprised at how affordable it was and the whole job was done under 3 hours.  They also have an online estimate page on their web site.  I hope this helps, and I am not sure if they have an office in AZ.
if you have exhausted all of your choices I would call and put a complain in with the BBB then go to the DA and put a complain with them.  Then get a good lawyer and sue them for all you can get.

raymond gonzalez
koolray heating and air 

Dryer Vent Cleaning reviews in Greensboro


I purchased the Angies List Big Deal. They scheduled and performed the service. The guy called me and said that all smoke alarms have to be replaced and that they can do it for a price. I declined it. Later, I received an email with an invoice for $24.95 for 3rd Story Dryer Vent Cleaning. I emailed them asking what this was since I never authorized ...More this service. I even called them. No response. Fearing that they may send it to collections, I went ahead and paid it. So much for a Angies List Big Deal, this was a rip off.
- Kartiq S.

I was very happy with the service that I received from . Very professional and friendly. I did end up spending more than I anticipated. They had many recommendations for my home. I was happy with my purchases, though.
- A S.

He came out almost immediately and explained the problem of the vent being incorrectly positioned and being badly clogged up. Recommended that the vent be moved and carefully explained three options. He promised that he would be back in couple of days to do the work as he was fully booked. I had a call the next day and the work was completed in ...More a couple of hours with no problem. Everything was left tidying. He went out of his way to explain the safety issues with a dryer. He will be coming back to do some work on reconnecting up a range and microwave. Absolutely excellent service and workmanship. I would definitely recommend. (I wish I could find a handyman who responded in a similar manner)
- Anthony C.

Everything went very well. The technician was on time (even called first to see if an earlier time would be better for me, which it definitely was), had clear identification, was knowledgeable, efficient, and professional.
- Henry H.

The dryer vents out through roof, and was collecting a lot of lint which you could see at the vent and on the roof.
I looked at the website and left my contact info - contacted me the next afternoon - since he had an opening, he came out that day. After looking around the laundry room and vent, he first went up on the roof ...More and cleaned out the vent - which he said was very stopped up with lint. Then moved the dryer, disconnected the hose and used his brush with extension to run all the way from laundry room up to the roof vent - he said the total run was close to 30-ft. He re-cut the connecting hose from dryer to the pipe in the wall and repositioned the dryer to minimize restriction.
is very knowledgeable and explained about dryer vent safety. he gave us a brush for cleaning inside the dryer and another for cleaning the internal dryer vent screen. He showed us how to clean inside the dryer, and how to clean the dryer screen. is very courteous and efficient - the whole service call took just less than an hour.
We are very happy with the service and recommend and to anyone in the Triad.

All "A" grades for price, quality, responsiveness, punctuality and professionalism ought to be details enough, eh? These are accurate grades. However, along with the cleaning services, and crew shortened the ducting from the dryer to the wall, resulting in a truly dramatic improvement in the performance of the dryer ...More (which had been taking inordinate amounts of time to dry anything). The savings in electricity and time attending to the dryer will be significant. Also, it was clear that the three gentlemen on the team enjoy a good, companionable working relationship which speaks well for , his co-workers, and the company. We highly recommend these folks!


It went great! I had advantage of an Angie's List deal to get my dryer vent cleaned. He was running a little late due to traffic and he called to let me know about the delay. When he looked at old smoke alarm and suggested replacing that one & adding one downstairs, there was no pressure at all to do it today, and ...More several options were given. I was really impressed with everything about the call and would definitely use in the future!
- Judy S.

After my dryer's heating unit broke, the person who came to replace it recommended that I have the vents cleaned since the heating unit overheating is a sign that the dryer is working too hard and it could possibly mean that the vent is clogged. He gave me 's number and I called him immediately. He asked me a few ...More questions over the phone, told me that the dryer should be taking about 20-40 mins to dry the loads, depending on load size--mine was taking up to 1 1/2 hours!!!--and offered to come to my house immediately!!! He arrived within 15 minutes, explained that he is insured, bonded, and all that legal stuff. He went around the house with me, looked in the crawl space, explained everything to me, and gave me an estimate that I was pretty happy with! He had to drill a bigger hole in the wall because he had to replace a plastic part that wasn't as safe as the metal that was up to code. was very knowledgeable and shared a lot of information with me. He even showed me a clip on the news that explained how dangerous dryers can be because of the fire hazard potential. He installed a camera on the outside vent, so when he came in the house to blow the vent clean, me and my husband could see all the lint that has accumulated in the vent over the years fly out the vent!!! That was amazing--and not in a good way! also showed me how to clean the inside vent, the one where you just scrape the lint off--trust me, that's not all you need to do!! Overall, he was very professional, but I felt like I was taking to my dad; you know, where you listen an nod politely because they're the expert and you have no idea what's going on. It took about 2 hours to complete the job--it was raining outside and the extra time was added because he had to replace the part and cut a bigger hole in the wall so that the part would fit--and I was really happy with the price and the finished job!!! My dryer dried clothes in record time that night!!! Plus, with the shorter drying time, I save on energy as well! Overall, I was very satisfied!! Keeping his number!!! he does other things besides the vent cleaning!!!
- Ana M.

Dryer Vent Cleaning Services in Greensboro

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