It's officially spring, and that means it's time for some deep cleaning and routine home maintenance! One area to always check are external vents which connect to your heating and cooling systems, dryer, and more. Birds and rodents may have entered your vents due to a missing or damaged vent cap, obstructing the vent and potentially releasing toxins into your home.
Birds pose a common threat for dryer vents in the spring as they look for an ideal nesting spot. The nest clogs the vent, leading to a host of problems and potential safety hazards such as increased drying times and dryer fires.
Read the full article here to learn more about external vents and the 6 other home repairs to get on top of this spring!