dryer vents

How Quarantine Affects Your Ductwork

It’s August and most of us have been working from home and mostly hanging out in the house since March.  That’s roughly 6 months of time spent indoors. Most friends and family are sharing that their house is a bit of wreck from everyone being home so much. Kids who are bored making messes, adults trying to work, parent, homeschool, and still maintain their home…. Well, it all leads to a situation where things are a bit more messy than usual.    But have you given any thought to the messes you can’t see? Let me explain. When you and [...]

By |2020-07-26T23:37:11+00:00August 6th, 2020|allergies, dryer vents, duct cleaning|0 Comments

Your Healthy Home Guide for Spring

Spring is here and that means increasing temperatures, the desire to open windows and let in the breeze, and of course, more things to do both inside and outside your home. For many, it also means that your family is looking to do some Spring cleaning and shake off the dust of winter, preparing for the season ahead.    In this blog post, we’ll take a look at some common (and not-so-common) things you can do to make sure that your family is healthy and your home is clean and running like a well-oiled machine this Spring and Summer.    [...]

By |2020-02-20T23:24:03+00:00March 6th, 2020|allergies, dryer vents, duct cleaning|0 Comments

Cold Weather, Hot Home-Care Tips

Cold weather has arrived to our corner of the world. As you prepare to hang holiday lights, make snowmen, and fire up the furnace we have some tips to keep you, your family, and your wallet warm all winter long.  First up, let’s talk about what you can do on the outside of your home.    Check your gutters, drains, and window wells.  Take the time now to make sure all of your gutters, drains, and window wells are clear of leaves, debris, and any possible blockages. This will hopefully keep you from needing to venture out into the snow [...]

By |2019-12-03T01:08:32+00:00December 6th, 2019|allergies, dryer vents, duct cleaning|0 Comments

3 Household Warning Signs You Shouldn’t Ignore

Bad things happen to good people everyday. Sometimes they’re minor inconveniences, sometimes they are majorly costly, and sometimes they are outright disasters. When things go awry, there’s often no way that it could have been predicted or prevented.  But sometimes your house might be giving you warning signs and if you know what to look for, you could avoid minor and major issues alike. In no particular order, here are 3 warning signs that a major household issue might be coming your way as well as what to do to prevent further problems.    Your dryer doesn’t seem to be [...]

By |2019-08-20T23:14:48+00:00September 6th, 2019|allergies, dryer vents, duct cleaning|0 Comments

Spring is coming and so are clogged dryer vents

Spring is on its way, and with it comes mating season for all the local birds. You may be wondering why in the world a duct cleaning blog would be spending time talking about birds and mating seasons, but trust us when we say it’s actually a big issue in our world.   Each spring, birds start to build nests in preparation for laying eggs and raising baby birds. But sometimes in the quest for a safe spot, birds choose dryer vent openings as the location for their new nest and this causes big problems for homeowners.   As a [...]

By |2019-02-27T00:18:30+00:00March 1st, 2019|dryer vents, duct cleaning|0 Comments

Why You Need to Have Your Dryer Vent Cleaned This Fall or Winter

According to the National Fire Protection Association, nearly 17,000 fires linked to clogged dryer vents are reported each year, causing an average of 55 deaths, 380 injuries and nearly a quarter of a billion dollars in property damage. That’s a lot. Ask any firefighter you encounter and many of them will tell you to clean out your lint trap every chance you get because they’ve seen the consequences of not doing so first-hand. But did you know that it isn’t always just lint buildup that leads to dryer vent clogs? Over the years, Hi Tech Duct Cleaning has cleaned thousands [...]

By |2018-10-26T17:11:59+00:00November 2nd, 2018|dryer vents, duct cleaning|0 Comments