Commercial Dryer Vent Cleaning in Baton Rouge

Cleaning Lint from Dryer | Duct Doctor Baton Rouge

It might be tempting to think that your commercial dryer vent system is equipped to function well enough without your oversight; but the lint that accumulates inside can present an unknown danger to your business's bottom line and your customers' safety. A clogged commercial dryer ventilation system can cause clothes to not properly be dried, mold and other allergens to build up inside and around the machines, and deadly fires. Thankfully, you can make sure that your clients' safety and belongings are properly managed by having your commercial dryer vents professionally cleaned by the HVAC experts at Duct Doctor!



The Importance of Professional Dryer Vent Cleaning in Baton Rouge

During the drying process, a commercial dryer's lint catcher will accumulate most of the lint produced. Although these catchers have been designed with industrial use in mind, it's still a matter of time before some will start to slip through the fine crevices and build up in areas of the dryer where they shouldn't be. Thousands of businesses, whether dedicated laundering services or companies that use industrial dryers in a secondary service capacity, experience accidental fires every year. If your commercial dryer vents are dented, obstructed, or otherwise damaged, then the process of dangerous heat levels building up inside the system during use is only expedited. Rather than letting that tinder morph into a raging bonfire, rely on Duct Doctor to service your commercial ventilation system in Baton Rouge regularly so that this risk is eliminated.

Tips for Reducing Lint Inside a Commercial Dryer Ventilation System

  • Only use a dryer when there is someone at the business to observe its operation.
  • Make sure your commercial dryer venting system exits the business directly.
  • Use dryer ducts that are of the appropriate diameter for commercial use.
  • Don't store flammable materials around the dryer or ducting.
  • Make sure employees properly clean the dryer's lint catcher between uses.
  • Make sure everyone is well-trained in proper industrial dryer usage.
  • Do not overload commercial dryers.

Signs for a High Risk of Fire in a Commercial Dryer System

If you or anyone in the business notices any of the following red flags, then it's imperative to schedule your professional Duct Doctor Baton Rouge commercial dryer vent cleaning ASAP:

  • Customers' clothing is taking too long to dry.
  • Lint traps are not collecting any lint.
  • Dryer ventilation and ducting are kinked or damaged.
  • Flammable materials have been introduced to the machine.
  • No hot air is exiting the ventilation system that runs outside of the business.

SERVICE OFFERING

We use a safe and proven, 3-Step approach, to removing dryer vent debris:

1. We inspect the vent prior to cleaning. This allows us to see where the vent is running, and it allows the homeowner to view the amount of buildup inside the vent.

2. After the inspection, we begin the cleaning process. We use up to 200psi of high compressed air to agitate and remove the debris from the dryer vent. This buildup is often a combination of dust and lint, however, we have also cleaned out several bird nests!

3. Finally, we perform a final inspection to ensure there are no blockages remaining, and that all debris has been removed from the dryer vent.



FAQ's

Q. Do you need to move the dryer?

A. In some cases, we may need to remove the dryer in order to access the vent. This will allow us to ensure the vent line is clean from connection point to exhaust point.


Q. Do you clean inside the dryer or provide repair?

A. Duct Doctor is a single source provider, and does not inspect nor repair the actual equipment. We provide cleaning and inspections of the dryer vent only.


Q. Can you clean flexible dryer vent ducting?

A. Dryer flex will generally become brittle over time. As such, our high compressed air method could cause damage if we try to clean this section of the dryer vent. If there is a buildup, or if moisture is found in the flex, we will replace the applicable section.


Q. Can you clean dryer vents that go out the roof?

A. Absolutely, we use our same high compressed air agitation method, and HEPA Vacuum to collect the debris. We may have to access the dryer vent in the attic space to ensure the vent is clean from connection point to exhaust point.


Q. How often should the dryer vent be cleaned?

A. Dryer vent cleaning is highly dependent on usage, so cleaning it annually may not be needed for each of our customers. At a minimum, we recommended having the dryer vent inspected annually.

Trust the Commercial HVAC Experts at Duct Doctor

Even if it might seem daunting, cleaning a commercial HVAC system is simple and efficient with the help of a team that has the right knowledge and training. If you've been behind on having your industrial dryer system cleaned, then call or email us today to schedule an appointment. A knowledgeable technician will come to your business to clean your dryer vents so that they're as clean as the first day they were installed!

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