dryer vent service: Dryer Vent Wizard Recognizes Appliance Repair Companies for Efforts in Keeping Homeowners Safe and Reducing Energy Usage - 08/14/08 01:17 PM
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 for their efforts in keeping consumers safe from dryer fires and reducing energy consumption with the Dryer Vent Safety Advocate Award.  
 
As part of a national contest sponsored by DVW that ran from April 1st through June 30th , 2008, the award recognizes the appliance repair companies who created the most consumer awareness of dryer … (0 comments)

dryer vent service: The Anatomy of a Clothes Dryer Fire: Fires can be Prevented with Proper Dryer Vent Cleaning and Maintenance - 08/02/08 12:39 PM
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. Besides fire, improper dryer venting also poses a carbon monoxide risk.  These accidents can be prevented with properly installed and maintained dryer venting.    A clothes dryer fire occurs when lint accumulates restricting airflow which then leads to overheating.  The heat and the combustible lint are the main ingredients for a clothes dryer fire.  Dryers produce a … (0 comments)

dryer vent service: Dryer Vent Safety Tips: Proper Vent Tubing helps Prevent Clothes Dryer Fires - 08/02/08 12:38 PM
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 dryer vents should be cleaned regularly and the lint screen should be cleaned after each load of laundry.  This reduces the risk of a fire and helps the dryer to run more efficiently so clothes dry faster and your dryer will use less energy. It is also a … (0 comments)

dryer vent service: The Wizard offers Tips to Prevent Clothes Dryer Fires-Dryer Vent Cleaning, Service and Maintenance - 08/02/08 12:37 PM
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 this just means the dryer is old or the heat element is wearing out.  This is rarely the case.  There is usually an air flow problem caused by the vent being obstructed with lint build up Clothes smell moldy or they are unusually hot when they come out of the dryer No visible lint … (0 comments)

dryer vent service: Dryer Fire: Concession Fire Suppressed Before Causing Significant Damage - 07/27/08 02:33 PM
 
Most dryer fires are due to clogged vents; dryer fires can easily be prevented.  For more information go to http://www.dryerventwizard.com
Dryer Vent Wizard currently has franchises in the following market areas:  Birmingham, AL, Goodyear, AZ; Scottsdale, AZ; Ceres, CA; Cotati, CA; Elk Grove, CA; Fresno, CA; Murieta, CA; Simi Valley, CA; Limeton, CO; Boynton Beach, FL; Jacksonville, FL; W. Tarpen Springs, FL; Canton, GA; Star, ID; Chicago Il; Hingham, MA; Hudson, MA; Westford, MA; Bel Air, MD; Townson, MD; Canton, MI; Lapeer, MI; Oak Park, MI; Clearwater, MN; Farmington, MN; Maryville, MO; Concord, NC; Tarboro, NC; Marlton, NJ; Rahway, NJ; … (0 comments)

dryer vent service: Dryer Vent Build Up: The Stuff of Nightmares - 07/27/08 02:30 PM
Without proper maintenance, the dryer vent is a potential fire hazard for homeowners, though most are unaware the problem even exists. The result is venting systems that clog over time, with each load of laundry creating more of a hazard.
 
"It's hard for people to think of their clothes dryer as a fire hazard," said John Ryley, owner of the Dryer Vent Wizard (DVW), Dry Clothes, Safe Homes franchise, whose company specializes in maintaining, cleaning, repairing, replacing and altering dryer vents for residential and commercial consumers.
Clothes dryer fires account for 15,600 structure fires, 15 deaths and 400 injuries each … (0 comments)

dryer vent service: Prevent Clothes Dryer Fires - Free Video and Brochure-Compliments of Dryer Vent Wizard - 07/25/08 03:54 AM
Fire Prevention
Fire Prevention Month FREE Dryer Vent Safety Tool Vent Check Tool Demonstration "Tips" Brochure How to Prevent Dryer Fires NFPA "Plan your escape plan" Industry Resources Save with Dave: Clean your dryer vent - CBS13 Video
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Dryer Vent Wizard, Dry Clothes, Safe Homes joins the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), in fire prevention awareness efforts by sponsoring Dryer Vent Safety Awareness Month in February. DVW has developed a downloadable video, brochures & free dryer vent safety check kits that can be used by community groups to create awareness of … (0 comments)

dryer vent service: Dryer Vent: Cleaning, Repair, Alteration & Installation Service - 07/25/08 03:51 AM
Dryer Vent: Cleaning, Repair, Alteration & Installation ServiceDryer Vent Wizard professionally inspects and cleans clothing dryers for homeowners and in commercially-owned buildings. Poorly maintained dryer vents cause fire hazards and cost substantially more to operate.(Click here to watch a Fire Prevention video)
Why Dryer Vent Cleaning is So Important!
Dryer vents clogged with lint cost $18-24 more per month. There are 15,500 fires every year caused by dryer vents. Dryer manufacturers recommend you clean your dryer vent every year. Regular dryer vent maintenance prolongs the life of your dryer. Get a FREE Dryer Vent Check Safety Tool Kit

To increase … (0 comments)

dryer vent service: Clothes Dryers do not Wear out that Quickly—If Clothes are Taking too Long to Dry, the Vent is Probably Clogged—This is a Fire Hazard! Get a Free Dryer Vent Safety Check Kit from Dryer Vent Wizard - 05/26/08 04:28 AM
When the clothes dryer cannot "breathe" it doesn't work efficiently; vents must be kept clean to allow proper airflow
  
Monroe, OH--It is not normal for an older dryer to take several cycles to properly dry clothes.  Many people think this is the case when their dryers are not working as well as they did when they were new.  They think that as long as the lint screen is free of lint, the inefficiency must be due to the age of the dryer. 
 
Dryer Vent Wizard wants consumers to be aware that age and wear is rarely the cause of … (3 comments)

dryer vent service: Dryer Vent Wizard Joins the National Fire Protection Association in Fire Prevention Awareness in Warren County, Ohio, Offering a Free Dryer Vent Safety Check Kit, Downloadable Video and Brochure - 05/26/08 04:26 AM
The video & brochure called "Don't Let Your Dryer Start a Fire, Keep Your Home Safe & Sound" are part of Dryer Vent Wizard's ongoing campaign promoting dryer vent safety & fire protection
  
Carlisle, OH--According to the US Fire Administration, dryer fires account for an average of $15,000 fires with an approximate $88 Million in property damage, 15 deaths and 400 injuries annually.  Failure to clean was cited as the leading factor contributing to clothes dryer fires in residential buildings.
 
"We've found a huge lack of awareness among consumers who think it is normal for their clothes dryer to … (1 comments)

dryer vent service: Free Dryer Vent Safety Check Kits from Dryer Vent Wizard Saves Lives and Prevents House Fires Caused by Clothes Dryers in Warren County, Ohio - 05/26/08 04:25 AM
Dryer Vent Wizard provides free safety check kits, videos and a brochure, in joining efforts with the National Fire Prevention Administration
  
Franklin, OH--The U.S. Fire Administration reports clogged dryer vents being the cause of over 15,000 fires costing millions of dollars annually, resulting in deaths and injuries.  The Dryer Vent Wizard franchise partners, Greg Longe and John Lynch are making an effort to increase consumer awareness of the hazards of clogged dryer vents or vent systems that are not up to code with the city, state and manufacturers, by offering free dryer vent safety check kits. 
 
Dryer Vent Wizard's … (0 comments)

dryer vent service: Dryer Vent Wizard-Warren County, Ohio, says Don’t Let Your Dryer Start a Fire, Keep Your Home Safe and Sound—Get Your Free Dryer Vent Safety Check Kit Today - 05/26/08 04:23 AM
Dryer vent safety check kits are used by community groups to create awareness of dryer vent safety
  
Hamilton, OH--Clothes dryers are reported as being a major cause of 15,000 house fires annually, costing millions of dollars in damages, deaths and injuries, each year.  In the United States, it is a law that all gas dryers must be vented to the outdoors.  Dryer Vent Wizard advises that dryer vents should be checked to be sure they meet the codes of cities, states and manufacturers.
 
Greg Longe and his partner, John Lynch franchise Dryer Vent Wizard, dry Clothes, Safe Homes, a … (0 comments)

dryer vent service: Free Dryer Vent Safety Kits are Available to Consumers in Hamilton, Ohio - 05/26/08 04:22 AM
Clothes dryers with venting problems are a leading cause of house fires costing millions of dollars annually
  
Hamilton, OH--Clothes dryers are a wonderful invention, but they do require maintenance to assure safety in homes.  The National Fire Prevention Administration reports over 15,000 fires annually, costing millions of dollars, many injuries and loss of lives.
 
Dryer Vent Wizard advises proper maintenance of dryer vents, including checking the lint screen before each load of laundry and cleaning after each load.  They also advise consumers to have the dryer vent system checked and professionally cleaned annually.  Dryer vents should meet the manufacturer's … (0 comments)

dryer vent service: Is Your Clothes Dryer Safe and Efficient? Find out with a Free Dryer Vent Safety Check Kit-Middletown, Ohio - 05/26/08 04:21 AM
Proper installation and maintenance of dryer vent systems increase efficiency of clothes dryers to save money and prevent house fires
  
Middletown, OH --The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission reported over 15,000 fires annually, resulting in deaths, injuries and expense.  Fires can occur when lint builds up in the dryer or in the exhaust duct, blocking the flow of air and causing excessive heat build-up, eventually causing fires.  Dryer Vent Wizard advises that simply cleaning the lint filter is not enough to properly maintain the vent system.
 
Greg Longe and his partner, John Lynch franchise Dryer Vent Wizard, Dry Clothes, … (0 comments)

dryer vent service: The Danger of Clothes Dryers—Free Dryer Vent Safety Check Kits Detect Possible Fire Hazards Before the Fire Starts-Loveland, Ohio - 05/26/08 04:19 AM
The video and brochures are part of Dryer Vent Wizard's ongoing campaign promoting dryer vent safety and fire prevention

Loveland, Ohio--"Don't Let your dryer start a fire; keep your home safe and sound," is Dryer Vent Wizard's slogan.  Over 15,000 house fires resulting in deaths, injuries and millions of dollars in damages occur each year as a result of clogged dryer vent systems.  Dryer Vent Wizard, in cooperation with the National Fire Prevention Association, is handing out free dryer vent safety check kits to be use to detect possible venting problems with clothes dryers. 
 
In joining efforts with the … (3 comments)

 

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