Fires in dryer exhaust ducts pose a serious risk to consumers.In fact, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has issued a consumer product safety alert. According to the CPSC, annually there are 15,500 fires, 10 deaths and 310 injuries due to dryer exhaust duct fires. These fires result in millions of dollars in property loss. Because the dryer duct is usually 4″ diameter, the slightest amount of deposit can greatly reduce the ability to exhaust. When it starts taking longer to dry the clothes, the problem is not usually the dryer but rather the exhaust system.
List Item 1 PowerBees recommends the annual cleaning of all dryer vents and dryer ducts. Dryer vent cleaning is known to prevent home fires, improve the efficiency of dryer use and reduce energy costs. When your dryer takes longer to dry clothes than it used to, it is time to clean your dryer vent. Occasionally, there are obstructions in dryer vent ducts that block airflow, such as birds, nests and other debris. PowerBees incorporates the use of video cameras to identify blockages and dryer duct detachments within walls. Once a blockage is identified our technicians will clear the blockage from the dryer duct and continue cleaning the dyer vent.
List Item 1 PowerBees has a special team of technicians devoted to cleaning dryer vents in large apartment and condominium complexes, townhouse communities, hotels, retirement homes, assisted living communities, and Laundromats. There is no building too large. Although the preference is to clean dryer vents from within each unit, our technicians will clean dryer ducts from roof tops and along the side of a building. Our PowerBees technicians utilizespecial equipment, e.g., scissor lifts, to gain access up the sides of multi-Laundromat Dryer Ventslevel buildings to clear blockages and install new mesh covers on dryer vent duct exhausts. Off-hours services can be arranged for dryer vent cleaning at any facility.
RESIDENTIAL DRYER VENT CLEANING PowerBees provides residential dryer vent cleaning services. Our technicians take great care to clean your dryer vent ducts and use Rotobrush® technology that incorporate suction and spinning brushes to agitate lint and debris off the sides of the dryer vent ducts. Our PowerBees technicians clean all the way from the back of the dryer through the dryer vent to the outside. Our technicians do not use rods with hooks that often damage duct work and push the lint into duct elbows – which often makes a blockage worse. PowerBees is often called to clear blockages created by others who do not use suction. No vent is too short or too long. Our hoses can cover 70′ of duct work and access can be extended for longer ducts.
DRYER VENT AND AIR DUCT VIDEO INSPECTION PowerBees now offers Air Duct Video Inspection using the Roto-Vison® system. As a separate service, our technicians insert a small camera through the Air Ducts before and after Air Duct Cleaning while displaying live video on an adjustable color 10″ LCD screen. PowerBees also offers a service where a recordable Air Duct Cleaning video can be saved onto an SD Card or CD (requires advance notice.) Have you lost valuable items or small pets (such as hamsters) in your Air Ducts? Wouldn’t you like to know that your Air Ducts have actually been cleaned? Let PowerBees show you with the Roto-Vison® Video System today.
AIR DUCT CLEANING PowerBees technicians utilize Rotobrush® technology. Rotobrush® is extremely powerful and portable, with a variety of different size hoses and brush heads to service virtually any size and type of air duct. The Rotobrush® will clean any duct from sheet metal to flexible duct. Our technicians remove air vent covers in ceilings, walls and floors to insert a Rotobrush head into each opening. The Rotobrush® equipment agitates contaminants and allows for their easy extraction using its built-in HEPA Vacuum. The process is then repeated in the main HVAC trunks. PowerBees might also provide an antimicrobial treatment when there is concern about allergies, asthma or microbial contamination such as mold. The antimicrobial is fogged into the system killing any harmful bacteria and fungi that may be present. This service is particularly common in hospitals and medical facilities.
List Item 1 Please see our page on Contaminant Services. Mold is a major health concern. PowerBees employs a variety of techniques to detect and remove mold from both the interior and surfaces of walls, ceilings, carpets and floors. Mold is a common and often overlooked cause of health problems. Please refer to our information on mold