Dryer Vent Fires
Commercial Dryer Vent Cleaning
Exterior Bird Guard
How to Clean an Outside Dryer Vent
2. Inspect the VentInspect any of the hinges for rust and oil lightly with a lubricant. The vent should also be inspected for any cracks or signs of missing parts. Missing parts will let insects and vermin to enter the ductwork and your laundry area, and that’s never a good thing.
3. Remove Any Lint and DebrisUse your hands or something with a long handle or wire brush to remove any clogging lint. Regular cleaning is particularly important in humid climates where moisture causes lint to mat and cling to the vent causing it to malfunction.
4. Wash the Vent CoverIf the vent cover is dirty with dust and dirt, mix a few drops of dishwashing liquid in warm water and scrub the soil with a brush or old cloth. Rinse well with clean water and dry.