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Prevent A Dryer Fire

Dryer vent cleaning to avoid fire

FIRE HAZARD

DRYER VENT FIRE Warning Signs

DRYER VENTING FIRES CAUSE AN ESTIMATED 5 DEATHS, 100 INJURIES, AND $35 MILLION IN PROPERTY LOSS. FAILURE TO CLEAN THE DRYER (34 PERCENT) IS THE LEADING CAUSE OF HOME CLOTHES DRYER FIRES.”- FEMA.GOV

Warning Signs:

-Clothes take longer to dry or don’t fully dry.

 

-Clothes are hotter than normal at the end of the drying cycle.

 

-Outside of the dryer gets hot.

 

-Outdoor dryer vent louvers do not open fully showing low air velocity.

 

-Burning smell

How to prevent venting fires:

-we should clean the Dryer venting at least once a year under normal use

 

-Some portions of the dryer vent can’t access by the homeowner and can’t  easily be cleaned

 

-the venting in the wall structure, and through the attic must be cleaned professionally!

 

Professional vent cleaning:

-Using a professional vent cleaning system the entire system is scrubbed and vacuumed at point of contact

 

-it replaces damaged venting

 

-outside/roof vent cap is removed and cleaned

 

-following the cleaning the system is tested using a Tool anemometer to verify correct airflow

 

-The dryer is disassembled and entirely vacuumed