Dryer exhaust vents should be inspected and cleaned at least once a year to prevent damage. A dryer vent that's clogged with lint doesn't just reduce the appliance's efficiency—it is a potential fire hazard.
Transporting of all Cleaning Tools
Pulling the Dryer Out From the Wall, Unplug It, and Disconnect the Duct.
Vacuuming the Interior of the Vent
Connecting the Flexible Rods in Your Dryer Duct Cleaning Kit to Your Power Drill
Turning On the Drill and Let the Brush Work Its Magic