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Dryer Vent Covers can keep Clothes from Drying

Your clothes dryer is very dependent on good airflow to dryer your clothes, and the dryer vent cover on the outside of your home may be the reason the airflow isn’t up to speed. How can this be you may ask? Well how about a little dryer venting review and you will likely be able to answer that question yourself.…

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Dryer Vent Repair Before and After

Much of what I do these days starts of pretty basic, but turns into a bit more of a project.  Part of the reason is most of the dryer ducting in homes is part of the mechanical systems and is tucked away in places most people don’t want to venture.  So the problem that may be easily noticed when seen,…

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Replace White Vinyl Dryer Ducting

I have spoken, written, talked, videoed (?) on this topic for years now and yet I still find this stuff behind dryers.  The stuff I speak of is white vinyl dryer ducting or more correctly, transition hose.  At some point in history, say the 90’s, for some reason this stuff started to get used to connect dryers to the homes…

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Dryer Vent Booster Fan Installation and Repair

Well I think it has been all of 3 weeks since I last spoke of dryer vent booster fans, but another booster fan had began to cause problems for this homeowner so it appears service was in order.  I have talked little about these booster fans simply because most homes do not possess them.  Technically by code, they are not…

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Dryer Vent Cover Blocked

Its all about the dryer airflow and nothing stops this air dead in its tracks like a poorly performing dryer vent cover.  But that all pales in comparison to what I found the other day at the end of this dryer venting.  A mess of dryer lint, and hair has been keeping this dryer from operating at its best and…

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Pest Problems, meet the Defender

I have written on this topic before when talking about our pest proof vent covers.  Frankly the only vent cover I will install on a home these days because they simply are the best in preventing pest access to the dryer ducting while still allowing for great airflow from the dryer. But I must admit even as great as these…

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DIY Dryer Vent Repair

A very large portion of my business is dryer vent repair.  Sure most calls start out as the result of poor airflow so a good cleaning is in order, but ultimately the poor airflow and lint buildup is the result of a poorly designed system. Dryer venting has for the longest time been the mechanical step-child of the home building…

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Pest Problems, you need a Pest Proof Vent Cover

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

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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It is the Airflow that Dries your Clothes

Dryer problems usually come in two forms, either the clothes are not getting dry, or the dryer simply isn’t working properly.  And when the clothes are not getting dry, either the dryer is heating or not heating.  And when the dryer is heating but the clothes still are not dry, well then we know we have an airflow issue. Dryers…

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