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2008 

On August 20th local TV station talked about a Dryer Vent Fire that caused plus $50,000 in damage.  Fire officials also said the building was so old that it did not have a sprinkler system. They reported the cause of the fire to be a clogged dryer vent.  Failure to maintain dryer vent systems is ...
08/27/2008
The top 11 participants identified 195 homeowners with potential safety hazards and areas where they could reduce energy consumption   Warren, MI - Dayn Benson, VP of Corporate Development for Dryer Vent Wizard (DVW), Dry Clothes, Safe Homes, recognized 11 appliance repair companies nationwide fo...
08/14/2008
Most people are conscientious about having their furnace cleaned, however, very few people think of clothes dryer in relation to fire prevention. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission reports an estimated annual 15,500 fires, some resulting in deaths and injuries, due to clothes dryer fires...
08/02/2008
Improper dryer vents are a common safety problem. Here are some dryer vent safety tips: Use metal dryer ducts or semi-rigid material to help rather than flexible dryer ducts made of foil or plastic because they can become crushed and let lint build up at low points. Ridges can also trap lint. All...
08/02/2008
The National Fire Prevention Association reports over 15,000 clothes dryer fires annually; most of them could have been prevented with proper dryer vent maintenance.  There are many warning signs that indicate a possible fire hazard:    Clothes taking several cycles to dry:  A lot of people think...
08/02/2008
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