Bloomfield Dryer Vent Cleaning Wizard Explains how the Dryer Vent System Should Work

Increased drying time and poor dryer performance is almost always caused by a clogged dryer vent…the good news is maintenance service by the Wizard will have the old dryer running like new again!


Bloomfield CT – The Dryer Vent Cleaning Wizard explains the function of the dryer and dryer vent system as he relates the good news to customers who complain about increased drying time. When a dryer operates inefficiently, the good news is there is no need to call for repair or go out and buy a new dryer. The better news is dryer vent cleaning by the Wizard is the solution to fix the problem and eliminate a fire hazard.

Poorly vented dryers are the leading cause of over $17,000 dryer fires. Poorly installed dryer vent systems are also a contributor. These same problems are often the cause of increased drying time and poor dryer function. Most appliances that begin to function improperly require a service technician or are just worn out. Clothes dryers are the exception to this rule. Most dryer problems are the result of poor ventilation, not aging, wear or malfunction.

The primary function of the dryer vent system is to carry heat and moisture from the dryer drum to the vent outdoors. Many people believe it is should remove dryer lint as well; however, most lint trapped in the dryer and dryer vent system remains there until it is cleaned out. The Wizard ( provides professional dryer vent cleaning service to restore airflow so even an older dryer will perform like new again.

Even an older clothes dryer should be capable of drying a load of laundry in less than one hour. The older style DIY dryer vent kits made of vinyl or flexible foil were once popular because they were inexpensive and easy for the homeowner to install. This type of dryer exhaust duct is no longer acceptable for use. Dryer vent systems should be made of solid metal or aluminum. Dryer Vent Wizard only installs dryer vent systems that meet or exceed current safety standards

John Moffat owns Dryer Vent Wizard, serving residents and business owners in West Hartford, Bloomfield, Wethersfield and nearby cities and communities. Dryer Vent Wizard specializes in dryer vent cleaning, repair and new dryer vent installation while educating residents about dryer safety and energy savings. Visit to learn more.

About Dryer Vent Wizard:
Dryer Vent Wizard is a member of the National Fire Protection Association and the largest chain of dryer vent cleaning, repair, replacement and alternation specialists in the U.S. with 60 franchisees in major markets. Dryer Vent Wizard franchisees work to promote public awareness on the importance of dryer vent cleaning to prevent dryer fires and save energy. Consumer education while making clothes dryers safer and greener are the main focus of DVW franchisees. Dryer Vent Wizard was founded in 2004 by Dave Lavalle who is also the founder of the Mr. Handyman franchise.