Dryer Vent Wizard of Durham & Cary

Dryer Vent Cleaning & Installation
(919) 809-6146

In Cary: 2500 Regency Parkway #331 Cary, NC 27518
In Durham: 2530 Meridian Parkway Suite 300 Durham, NC 27713

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Dryer Overheat Shutoff

Why is my dryer shutting off during a drying cycle?

If your dryer is automatically shutting off due to overheating, it is likely that the dryer vent system is obstructed, also indicating a fire hazard.
How do I know if my dryer is overheating? When a dryer stops repeatedly during a normal drying cycle, it is typically due to the dryer overheating. A dryer vent clogged with lint or other obstructions will force the dryer to work harder, causing the unit to overheat. When too much heat builds up in your dryer, lint or debris in the dryer vent line can ignite, resulting in a dryer fire. The overheat shutoff is the dryer’s last attempt to prevent a fire.
If your dryer has stopped mid cycle due to overheating, have your dryer vent professionally cleaned as soon as possible to help prevent a dryer fire. Call or request an appointment to schedule your professional dryer vent cleaning today.