Dryer Vent Cleaning is so Important

Dryer vent cleaning promotes maximum air flow required to keep dryers operating safely and efficiently. The US Fire Administration reports over 15,000 dryer fires each year, causing injury, death and loss of homes. The USFA identifies “failure to clean dryer vents” as the number one factor contributing to clothes dryer fires.

The lint screen should be cleaned after each load of laundry, every time! Professional dryer vent cleaning should be done at least once a year, depending on family size. Large families or those who have pets will want to have dryer vents cleaned more often. Pet hair and dust also get trapped in the dryer vent system, causing it to become clogged and reduce airflow.

The importance dryer vent cleaning cannot be stressed enough. In addition to performing regular dryer maintenance, consumers can check the effectiveness of venting systems by removing the vent and drying one or two loads of clothing. If drying time improves with the vent removed, the vent must be cleaned.

Drying time increases when vents become clogged. Clogged dryer vents cause the dryer to heat up beyond normal operating temperatures, placing severe stress on electrical components and blowing much hotter air onto the trapped lint. Because lint is highly flammable, the increased heat creates a dangerous fire hazard. Clogged dryers operate at a decreased efficiency, costing more to operate and creating safety hazards.

Mory Matias, owner of Dryer Vent Wizard, provides dryer vent cleaning, dryer vent repair, dryer vent installation and all dryer exhaust services for North Side Chicago and North Shore Suburbs, Cook and Lake Counties, Evanston, Skokie, Lincolnwood, Niles, Park Ridge, Morton Grove, Wilmette, Glenview, Golf, Kenilworth, Northfield, Winnetka, Glencoe, Northbrook, Highland Park, Deerfield, Riverwoods, Highwood, Bannockburn, Lincolnshire, Fort Sheridan, Lake Forest and neighboring cities and communities.

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  1. Charlotte, NC and www.charlottedryerventlady.com are working to educate consumers as they teach dryer fire safety and promote energy saving practices. Dave Lavalle, owner of Dryer Vent Wizard in Charlotte, NC, is all for The Right to Dry movement that supports consumers who live in areas that prohibit the use of a clothesline.

    Why would a dryer vent cleaning company support Right to Dry? Dave Lavalle says, “Laundry detergents and fabric softener sheets are made to smell like the fresh outdoors with names like fresh-air, or clean breeze. Some people like to achieve this naturally, without the chemicals and man-made products.”

    When asked if he thought the Right to Dry movement was a threat to his business, Dave replied, “We are not worried about losing business due to people line-drying their laundry. Most people will continue to use their clothes dryers too. We wish to promote all green practices, including line-drying some laundry to reduce the carbon emissions released into the atmosphere.”

    Unfortunately, millions of people are denied the right to dry their laundry outside because it is considered to look unattractive to some homeowner associations. Neighbors complain about the view making the area appear to be poverty stricken. They have concerns about property values declining.

    Dave Lavalle advises consumers that they can get involved with the Right to Dry movement and encourage their state legislators to introduce a Right to Dry bill. Read Dave's complete article on this subject at http://dryerventcleaningindianapolis.blogspot.com/2010/01/dryer-vent-cleaning-indianapolis.html

    Dryer Vent Wizard is the nation’s largest dryer vent cleaning, repair and installation company with over 50 locations across the U.S. Dave Lavalle serves homes and businesses in Mecklenburg County, Charlotte, Huntersville, Matthews, Pineville, Cornelius, Lake Norman, South Park, Ballentyne and neighboring cities and communities. 28202, 28203, 28204, 28205, 28206, 28207, 28208, 28209, 28210, 28211, 28213, 28214, 28215, 28216, 28217, 28223, 28226, 28035, 28036, 28025, 28027, 28078, 28134, 28031, 28144, 28146, 28147.

    Learn more athttp://www.charlottedryerventlady.com


    David Lavalle
    10937 Harrowfield Rd
    Charlotte, NC 28226

  2. According to the US Fire Administration (USFA), clothes dryer fires caused an average loss of $9,176 per fire and are responsible for an average of 15 deaths and 300 injuries per year. The USFA cited “Failure to Clean” as the leading cause of residential clothes dryer fires. Guaranteed dryer vent cleaning Baltimore

  3. Informative article! I wonder now if the CPSC report of 15,600+ home fires each year ten years ago is still valid or if we are seeing more or less fires related to dryers?

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Mory Matias operates Dryer Vent Wizard of Northshore Chicago

Mory Matias, who used to work in product development, is now dedicated to helping his local community prevent easily avoidable dryer fires. He is committed to providing a quality service for home and business owners that will help them achieve tangible safety and savings through regular dryer vent maintenance.

According to Mory Matias, owner of Dryer Vent Wizard of Northshore Chicago, most consumers are unaware that annual dryer and dryer vent maintenance is required to keep the dryer running properly and to prevent dryer fires. Additionally, annual maintenance can save energy and associated costs.

When a consumer finds their dryer taking multiple cycles to dry clothes or if it keeps stopping during a cycle, the cause could be lint accumulation in the vent line, causing the dryer to work inefficiently or not at all. Annual maintenance can mean lower energy bills, since the result is the dryer not having to work so long and hard to dry clothes. In addition, clothes don’t wear out as quickly when they don’t have to go through multiple cycles.

While cleaning a dryer vent may seem like a very simple and sensible thing to do, the fact of the matter is, many people just don’t do it. Time is a precious commodity for most people today. Busy households have an urgent need to get their dryers up and running safely and efficiently. This is why they call Dryer Vent Wizard to help them obtain a quick solution to their dryer vent problems.