The Dryer Vent Sweeper

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Rick Raines (owner/operator) of "The Dryer Vent Sweeper" has been cleaning dryer vents and maintaining dryer vent systems since 2005. He and his wife Kathy operate "The Dryer Vent Sweeper" out of their home a little bit east of St. Cloud.


The area of coverage for "The Dryer Vent Sweeper" extends from Oviedo/UCF south through Waterford Lakes, Lake Nona, Narcoosee Rd, St. Cloud, Kissimmee, W-192 & Davenport areas. Going North "The Dryer Vent Sweeper" covers John Young Parkway, Metro West, Windermere & Ocoee Winter Garden areas.

  • Insured through Amsley Insurance. Property & Liability
  • Licensed through Osceola County
  • Certified Dryer Exhaust Technician (#630) through Chimney Safety Institute.
  • Associate Member: Central Florida Vacation Managers Rental Association
  • St. Cloud Chamber of Commerce Member
  • Knight of Columbus Member
  • Retired Battalion Chief (Kissimmee Fire Department)
  • Has lived in area since 1969
  • All insurance information available on request
  • U.S. Marine Corps Veteran


Discounts are available for Property Managers who need multiple dryer vent systems cleaned on their properties. These properties need to be in close proximity and time frame.


Professional dryer vent system cleaning Discounts are also available for Homeowners that have relatives, friends or neighbors that live in close proximity and time frame. 

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News articles that highlight the importance of properly venting the dryer. Click To Read More Reports

Fire Destroyed Home - By Brigid Beatty - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (4/9/2015)

MANOR, PA - Two women escaped unharmed from their burning home.  The fire broke out at around 2:30 a.m., destroying the two-story house.  "It's a total loss," said Chief Chad Evans of Manor fire department.  The fire originated in a clothes dryer, Evans said.  When firefighters arrived, the house was fully engulfed, he said.  The fire department had to return Wednesday morning to extinguish two hot spots that had rekindled.