Dryer vents can be difficult to clean and are important to run routine maintenance on to make sure your clothes dryer functions properly. Steps can be taken beyond simply cleaning the lint trap to be sure your dryer is running at optimal performance. Unfortunately, cleaning the dryer vent line can be difficult and often times requires a professional. In many instances, however, you can clean the dryer vent yourself. For more information check out this article from One Project Closer on how to clean a dryer vent.