Dryer Vent Cleaning Company near Chanhassen Offers Facts About Dryer Fires

Dryer Vent Wizard provides information to prevent fryer fires and keep dryer vents clean
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CHANHASSEN, Minn. - March 27, 2018 - PRLog -- An alarming number of fires in the home are started from the washer or dryer units. Dryers are more often the culprit in these events, be it somewhere within the device itself or even through your dryer venting system leading out of the home. But, dryer fire prevention is essential and can even be simple. The first step is to know the facts. According to NFPA: Fire Protection Association Fact Sheet dated June 2017 and the U.S. Fire Administration, U.S. municipal fire departments responded to an estimated 15,970 home fires involving clothes dryers or washing machines. These fires resulted in annual losses estimated at $238 million in direct property damage causing 13 civilian deaths and 440 injuries. And, dryers caused 92% of fires involving washers and dryers last year. The leading items first ignited in clothes dryer fires were dust, fiber, or lint. Therefore, the leading cause of home clothes dryer and washer fires were failure to clean.

And, this is just the beginning! There is an entire report and information on dryer fire prevention and statistics from the NFPA that provides homeowners with even more facts. Armed with dryer fire prevention facts, residents should then start taking the steps towards a safer drying experience. They can help ensure dryer fire prevention with these essential steps:

Making sure the lint filter is clean before or after each load of laundry.

Removing lint that has collected around the drum.

Have dryers installed and serviced by a professional.

Keep dryers in good working order. Gas dryers should be inspected by a professional to make sure that the gas line and connection are intact and free of leaks.

Turn the dryer off if when leaving home or go to bed.

Make sure the air exhaust vent pipe is not restricted.

Use code-compliant venting material to reduce the risk of fire.

Do not use the dryer without a lint filter.

Hire the experts.

And, these are just some of the fire prevention measures local area residents can take to help keep their home safe. A trusted dryer vent cleaning company like Dryer Vent Wizard can provide a safety inspection utilizing a system of professional tools and processes that removes clogs, reduces the risks of dryer fires and even health issues.

Dryer Vent Wizard is a dryer vent cleaning company that specializes in installation, cleaning and repair services in Chanhassen and the surrounding areas. Their team makes sure dryer vents, hoses and other dryer vent parts are in good shape and are properly cleaned and installed to help mitigate the risk of a dryer fire. To learn more about dryer fire prevention in Chanhassen, visit http://www.twincitiesdryerguy.com/ (http://www.twincitiesdryerguy.com/getting-the-facts-about...).
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