The U.S. Fire Administration reports that every year more than 2,900 home fires are started by clothes dryers, and the leading cause of these fires is a buildup of lint due to lack of simple maintenance on the part of the owner.
Use less power and save your clothing from excessive damage. Extended or extra drying cycles also mean your clothes will be subjected to more wear and tear. Save on gas and electric bill.
Clogged vent increase drying time, causing unnecessary wear and tear on equipment. Clothes are hotter than normal at the end of the drying cycle. No need to run numerous drying cycles.