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Commercial Dryer Vent Cleaning Services

Regular dryer vent maintenance is necessary in order to maintain a safe indoor environment. The risk of inefficient dryer performance, overheating and even fires increase with years of neglect. Commercial operations, particularly laundromats and other similar establishments, are examples of properties that tend to suffer from neglected dryer vents.

If your location goes through a lot of laundry over the course of a year, it’s best to get your vents checked by the experts, and that’s where we come in. Power Vac of Ottawa offers highly proactive commercial dryer vent cleanings to help protect local businesses. With fast, dependable service and over half a century of experience, our team is an ideal choice!

Why Dryer Vents Need to Be Cleaned Regularly

A lint trap is not going to catch everything thrown at it. Fine particles can still make it through the exhaust duct, usually getting stuck on corners, vent flaps and screws. Over time, this accumulation of lint will continue to build up, which can cause your connected commercial dryers to work harder yet also become less efficient.

Longer drying times are just one of many problems associated with a neglected exhaust vent. Materials such as dryer sheets, clothes and other items in a dryer may emit noxious fumes, especially at sustained, higher temperatures. Carbon monoxide is one of the biggest threats in this regard, which is why dryer exhausts are designed to filter fumes out and keep your business’ indoor air quality as clean as possible. A lint-filled, dirty and inefficient vent can form blockages and increase the volatile organic compound (VOC) and carbon monoxide counts in your airstream, which can be fatal in some circumstances. The biggest threat of all is fire, however, this is caused by dryers overheating due to exhaust blockage.

Let’s Help You Stay Safe and Protect Your Business

Power Vac of Ottawa is one of the most trusted commercial dryer exhaust cleaning service providers around. Our team knows what to look for, takes every cleaning seriously and refuses to overlook critical details. Our proactive approach, using years of practical experience and state-of-the-art tools, not only protects against dryer fires and poor air quality but also helps cut down energy bills. We’ll set up an initial inspection, followed by a thorough cleaning that leaves nothing to chance. We also offer recurring services if you wish to sign up for annual cleanings.

Reduce the Risk of a Dryer Fire!

The improper care of a dryer system is the leading cause of dryer fires. When there is a buildup of lint or other materials, dryers struggle to release their hot air, causing the system to overheat and potentially create a fire. Don’t wait until it is too late, make to your commercial dryer is cleaned by the experts. Contact us today!

What Can You Do?

Inspecting your commercial dryer venting system regularly should be a priority. It’s important to make sure that your venting is free from any restrictions or damages. A simple way to do this is to check the exterior vent cap for lint, debris or any other hazard. It isn’t recommended to use a wire screen to keep pests away as this encourages clogging and airflow restriction.

The Facts!

According to the USFA (2018), it is estimated that there are 15,600 structure fires, 400 injuries, and 15 deaths reported annually because of dryer fires. Every year, clothes dryer fires account for over $100 million in losses. In addition, dryer fires involving commercial dryers have a 78% higher injury rate than residential dryer fires.

Why Choose PowerVac?

Our team is equipped with the tools and experience needed to spot hidden issues and give you absolute peace of mind. We will completely eliminate the lint in your commercial venting system using top-of-the-line brushes, compressors, vacuums and blowers. The result? An improvement in your dryer cycle times and energy bill. Put the safety of others first – CONTACT US today!

Don’t put your business at risk

Laundry facilities in apartment complexes, retirement homes, hospitals, rooming houses require regular dryer vent maintenance to ensure safety. Commercial Laundromat establishments and laundry service rooms in residences are two of the most largely neglected types of dryer systems most commonly found. In fact, any location with multiple commercial dryers that sees large quantities of laundry over the course of a year should be inspected.

What most building owners don’t realize is the link traps located on each dryer don’t catch 100% of the lint generated by a dryer causing it to be sent downstream through the exhaust duct which can have screws in it or sharp corners catching the lint causing reduced capacity of the venting system and the possibility of a fire. Power Vac will come inspect the system at your establishment, provide you with a quote to clean the duct as well as make improvements to the system for increased efficiency. Once the first cleaning is completed and improvements and repairs are completed Power Vac will put you on a regular schedule to ensure the system is maintained and kept efficient throughout the year.


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PO Box 1120
Richmond, Ontario
K0A 2Z0

P: 613-733-2364