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How much does dryer vent cleaning cost?

Dryer Vent Cleaning Cost: Where Efficiency Meets Your Wallet

Well hello to you! Wondering how much it'll cost to keep your dryer vent in tip-top shape? Well, let's break it down for you with a touch of haha and sprinkle of ooh-lala.

How much does dryer vent cleaning cost? I thought you'd never ask.

How much does dryer vent cleaning cost? Image of empty wallet.

On average, you're looking at spending anywhere between $80 to $185 for standard vents, or around $150 to $250 for those fancy roof vents. But hold on to your lint trap because these prices can vary depending on the company you choose. If you want professional services that are efficient, expect to get what you pay for. And if you've got pesky birds making a nest in your vent, it'll cost you a cool $120 to $250 to have them evicted.

So how much does dryer vent cleaning actually cost? Let's take a look at the chart below to give you a breakdown of the average costs for various dryer vent services:


Average Cost

Basement/First floor dryer vent cleaning

+/- $150

Second floor dryer vent cleaning

+/- $150

3rd floor/Roof dryer vent cleaning

+/- $150 - $250

Dryer vent cleaning, bird nest removal and Bird Guard Installation

Starting from $250

Dryer vent inspection

+/- $130. Should you do business with S.O.S. Dryer Inc. for your maintenance, we’ll deduct the inspection fee from your maintenance invoice.

Multi-unit commercial dryer duct cleaning

​You should definitely call to find out; most places offer special pricing on multiple units.

Why is Dryer Vent Cleaning So Important?

How Should I Clean my Dryer Vent? Why Should I Clean my Dryer Vent?

Now that you've got the scoop on the costs, let's talk about why dryer vent cleaning is so important. Not only does it prevent fires (nobody wants a crispy critter in their laundry room), but it also boosts your dryer's efficiency and extends its lifespan. Plus, you'll save on those electric bills and have your clothes drying faster than you can say "fluff and fold."

So, how often should you clean your vents? Well, most experts recommend doing it once a year to keep things running smoothly. However, if you're a light user, have a shorter vent length, or your dryer is newer than the latest smartphone, you can get away with less frequent cleanings. But hey, better safe than sorry, right?

Cleaning your dryer vents typically takes around 30 to 60 minutes, unless you've got a vent that's seen more lint than a belly button. In that case, it might take a bit longer, up to a couple of hours. But hey, who's counting when you've got a lint-free laundry room?

Now that you're armed with all this knowledge, it's time to make a decision. Remember to choose certified technicians with glowing reviews (like us!), and don't forget to ask them all the important questions, like how long they've been in the vent-cleaning business and if they'll measure the airflow before and after cleaning. And always, always, prioritize safety and efficiency.

So, there you have it, folks! Dryer vent cleaning costs are made easy, brought to you with a smile and a wink. Now go forth and conquer those lint-filled vents!

If you have any more questions or need additional services, we’re just a phone call away. Happy vent cleaning!


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