Dryer Vent Installation

Pest Problems, you need a Pest Proof Vent Cover

By TechnicianBrian / December 5, 2016

Dryer vent covers have been used since dryers were first venting to the outside as a way to prevent water from entering the home and woodland creatures from taking up residence inside the ducting.  You see depending  on the time of year, that warm dryer metal tube makes a great place to make a new home. And with the added…

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Historic Home, Modern Dryer Vent

By TechnicianBrian / November 28, 2016

The Portland area has many fine neighborhoods with older homes that have been around since the beginning of the city.  Some of them have changed over the years while others started off grand and continue to glow with greatness all these years later.  The homeowners are often quite proud of their homes with their turn of the century charm and…

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Dryer Vent Upgrade and Repairs for Better Airflow

By TechnicianBrian / November 18, 2016

A big part of what I do on a daily basis is dryer vent repair and this is usually the result of someone else finding a potential problem.  In the case of this dryer, a service technician had come out to the home because the dryers heating element had failed and the likely culprit was poor airflow through the dryer…

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Dryer Vent Installation

By TechnicianBrian / November 12, 2016

Most homes these days come ready made with a place to connect the dryer ducting to, and then there are those places, like the one in the photo, that I needed to start from scratch.  Well to be more accurate, this new homeowner had made a purchase of a laundry center, you know those units withe the washer and dryer…

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Upgrading a Dryer Roof Jack

By TechnicianBrian / November 9, 2016

As we put more laundry rooms on the second floor of homes, the shortest path to vent the dryer exhaust to the outside may be up through the roof.  And that in itself isn’t bad. Dryers really don’t like to push air uphill, but if done correctly, these types of vents can be very efficient.  Where the problem comes in…

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