There are many benefits in keeping your dryer vent cleaned and the biggest one most people think about is the drying time. Clogged dryer vents will cause inefficiencies in the dryer’s working properly, and take it longer to dry clothing and other items you may be drying in your dryer, as the drying cycle will need to be extended. There are other benefits in keeping your dryer vent cleaned.
Longer dryer vents are a bigger problem as the longer the vent, the greater the problems, as the vent duct will run longer, possibly having more bends, and increasing the collection of lint in the dryer vent ducts. In addition to this, any cracks in the duct will force heat from the dryer, as well as lint, to escape into the home, whether it be in the walls, or in the main house, effecting clean are in the home.