dryer vent maintenance: Appliance Maintenance Tips from the Wizard of Huntersville: Dryer Vent Cleaning, Dryer Vent Repair, Dryer Vent Installation - 06/25/09 01:37 AM
Dryer Vent Cleaning is the number one defense against clothes dryer fires.  Out of sight, out of mind is the reason dryer vent cleaning is often overlooked, but you really cannot afford to ignore this chore.  Dryer lint screens only catch about 60-80 percent of the lint removed from laundry; the rest ends up trapped in the dryer exhaust system where it builds up and becomes a fire hazard.
 
Lint is highly flammable which makes it good fuel for a fire to spread throughout your dryer vent system and your home.  As your dryer is working moisture and lint are … (0 comments)

dryer vent maintenance: Dryer Vent Installation Expert speaks out about Safety Code Violations with Dryer Exhaust Systems in Mooresville, NC - 06/25/09 01:32 AM
99 out of 100 clothes dryers have a problem with air flow and lint build up which can cause a dryer to run inefficiently and eventually, lead to a fire
  
Charlotte, NC -- Dryer Vent Wizard, Dry Clothes, Safe Homes has noticed the biggest safety hazard in clothes dryers are the dryer vent and duct assembly.  Emilie Benvegna, owner of Dryer Vent Wizard in Charlotte, North Carolina, once received a call from a tenant who was concerned about her clothes dryer taking more than one cycle to dry a load of laundry.  When Emilie arrived at the apartment complex where … (0 comments)

dryer vent maintenance: Q & A about Dryer Vent Cleaning and Lint Build-up - 06/02/09 07:14 AM
Dryer vent cleaning; is it really that big of a deal?  Here are some frequently asked questions and answers about dryer vent cleaning:
 
Q:  Honestly, do I really need to concern myself with dryer vent cleaning?
A:  Yes!  One of the leading causes of house fires is the clothes dryer!  Most dryer fires happen as the result of improper maintenance, mainly, failure to clean the dryer vents and exhaust ducts.
 
Q:  How often is dryer vent cleaning recommended?
A:  Dryer vent cleaning is recommended at least once a year; more often if you have a large family or several … (0 comments)

dryer vent maintenance: The Wizard of Huntersville, NC Answers Questions about Dryer Vent Cleaning and Lint Build-up - 06/02/09 07:11 AM
Dryer vent cleaning; is it really that big of a deal?  Questions answered during recent interview with Emilie Benvegna, owner of Dryer Vent Wizard
 
Huntersville, NC - Emilie Benvegna is the owner/operator of Dryer Vent Wizard of Charlotte, NC.  During a recent interview, Emilie made it quite clear that dryer vent cleaning is important.
 
When asked, "Honestly, do I really need to concern myself with dryer vent cleaning?"  Emilie answered, "Yes!  The clothes dryer is one of the leading causes of house fires.  Failure to maintain the dryer exhaust system causes over 15,000 fires annually."
 
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dryer vent maintenance: The Wizard of Fort Mill Advises Consumers on Dryer Vent Cleaning: Remove Lint Build-up, Prevent Fires, Save Energy - 04/21/09 01:15 AM
There is always something that needs a homeowner's attention, including yard maintenance, appliance maintenance, plumbing, electrical and much more!  It all can be very overwhelming; some important things are often forgotten.
 
The most common appliance maintenance issue often overlooked by homeowners is the clothes dryer.  We throw in a load of wet laundry, set the dial and take it for granted as it usually gives us the result we are looking for; dry clothes.
 
Unless you're one of the unfortunate people who have experienced a dryer fire you probably don't give it much thought.  Do you know that over … (0 comments)

dryer vent maintenance: Dryer Vent Cleaning Expert in Fort Mill, SC Warns Consumers about Lint Build-up in Dryer Vents - 04/21/09 01:11 AM
The most common appliance maintenance issue often overlooked by homeowners is the clothes dryer
 
Fort Mill, SC - At a recent workshop for homeowners, Emilie Benvegna, owner of dryer vent wizard spoke about appliance maintenance, mainly, clothes dryers.  "Over 15,000 dryer fires are reported annually; most of these fires are a result of improper maintenance.  Your clothes dryer is more likely to start a fire than any other appliance in your home; yet, many consumers are not aware of the importance of annual dryer vent cleaning."
 
Emilie explained that the lint screen only catches about 60 percent of the … (0 comments)

dryer vent maintenance: Clothes Dryer Care: Dryer Vent Cleaning, Dryer Ducts and Lint Traps - Sound Advice from Dryer Vent Wizard of Charlotte, NC - 12/16/08 02:57 AM
The clothes dryer is a convenience most people refuse to be without and many take for granted.  It seems to be the simplest appliance that rarely breaks down; it just keeps working.  It may be slowing down over the years, but don't all clothes dryers eventually take an extra cycle to get the laundry dry?  Sadly, this is misconception; many people think it is normal when an older dryer takes longer to dry a load of clothes. 
 
The most common cause of a dryer cycle taking longer to complete is lint build-up in the dryer duct and vent system.  The … (0 comments)

dryer vent maintenance: Dryer Vent Cleaning: The Lint Filter is just a Start - Dryer Vent Specialist Provides Consumer Report for Mecklenburg, NC Residents - 12/16/08 02:49 AM
When you're doing your annual spring cleaning, and you pull out the washer and dryer to sweep behind it and retrieve socks and other items that have fallen back there, do you also see a lot of lint and dust?  Where does it all come from?  I thought all the lint was caught by the lint screen which I clean after each load of laundry!  Well, if there is a large pile of lint behind the dryer, think how much could be built-up and trapped in the dryer ducts that should have went outdoors through the dryer vent.
 
Cleaning the … (0 comments)

dryer vent maintenance: “Dryer Vent Cleaning” “Dryer Vent Repair” Charlotte, North Carolina - 10/19/08 01:18 AM
Don't let your dryer start a fire; keep your home safe and sound.  Dryer 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.
 
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.
 
Our services include:
•·                     Dryer vent cleaning
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